Five Legends of Uluru single work   prose   Indigenous story  
Note: As told by the above to Robert Layton.
Issue Details: First known date: 1986 1986
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Notes

  • The five legends are:

    • The Wiyai Kutjara story : The Two Boys
    • The Mala story : The Hare Wallabies
    • The Kuniya story : The Pythons
    • Mita and Lunkata story : The Blue-tongued Lizards
    • The Tjati story : The Red Lizard

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y Uluru : An Aboriginal History of Ayers Rock Robert Layton , Canberra : Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies , 1986 Z1401392 1986 single work prose Canberra : Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies , 1986 pg. 5-10
  • 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. 187-189
    Note: Accompanying black and white photograph on p188.
Last amended 28 Jun 2007 12:33:14
Subjects:
  • Uluru, South West Northern Territory, Southern Northern Territory, Northern Territory,
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