Why Manparrie Jump into the Water single work   prose   dreaming story  
Alternative title: Why Frogs Jump into the Water
Issue Details: First known date: 1924 1924
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This story illustrates the moral lessons taught in the legends of the frogs.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y Legendary Tales of the Australian Aborigines David Unaipon , 1924-1925 6043804 1924 single work prose Indigenous story

    This manuscript contains the original works of David Unaipon's Legendary Tales of the Australian Aborigines.

    1924-1925
    Note:

    Titled as: Why Frogs Jump Into The Water. (An Australian Aboriginal Legend)

    Handwritten above title the word Manparrie, also includes other hand written corrections.

    This loose leaf section is numbered 25:1-4.

  • Appears in:
    y Myths and Legends of the Australian Aborigines Myths & Legends of the Australian Aboriginals Alice Bolingbroke Woodward (illustrator), W. Ramsay Smith , David Unaipon , London : Harrap , 1930 6080162 1930 selected work prose dreaming story

    This 1930s publication describes the legends of the Australian Aborigines located in the southeast corner of Australia near the Murray River. It covers a range of narratives from the creation stories to those of witchcraft, and explanations of landmarks. (Source: Preface).

    London : Harrap , 1930
    pg. 99-101
    Note: With title: Why Frogs Jump Into The Water
  • Appears in:
    y Dawn: A Magazine for the Aboriginal People of N.S.W. vol. 8 no. 7 July 1959 6105001 1959 periodical issue 1959 pg. 17
    Note: With title: Why Frogs Jump into the Water (An Australian Aboriginal Legend)
  • Appears in:
    y Legendary Tales of the Australian Aborigines David Unaipon , Z900600 2001 selected work prose dreaming story (taught in 1 units) Melbourne : Melbourne University Press , 2001 pg. 164-165
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