An Arrangement extract   prose  
Note: Recollection by Tim Japangardi Langdon, translated from Walpiri by Otto Jungarrayi Sims, and collected by Mary Laughren in 1975.
Issue Details: First known date: 1991 1991
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  • From volume 7 p16 of Social History of the Northern Territory.

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    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. 97
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