Ngapakurlu/Rain single work   prose   Indigenous story  
Issue Details: First known date: 1987 1987
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Notes

  • Story refers to painting of the same name, by the author, painted on door 27 at Yuendemu School.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y Kuruwarri / Yuendumu Doors Yuendumu doors - Kuruwarri Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies , Warlukurlangu Artists Aboriginal Corporation , Canberra : Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies , 1987 Z1393174 1987 anthology prose Canberra : Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies , 1987 pg. 119
  • Appears in:
    y North of the Ten Commandments : A Collection of Northern Territory Literature David Headon (editor), Rydalmere : Hodder and Stoughton , 1991 Z54431 1991 anthology poetry short story prose correspondence extract

    'The writers and story-tellers included in this collection relate an important, even epic tale. They tell a story which in 1988 (white Australia's bicentennial year) rarely received attention because, while it tells of courage and love, it also focuses on killing and conquest, eccentricity and madness, and a land as hostile and murderous as it could be gentle and caring...' (Source: Preface)

    Rydalmere : Hodder and Stoughton , 1991
    pg. 4-5
    Note: Includes on p4 photograph of painting of same name by the author, and explanatory diagram of painting.
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