y Aboriginal Myths and Legends anthology   prose   dreaming story  
Issue Details: First known date: 1966 1966
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AbstractHistoryArchive Description

'This ... collection of Aboriginal myths is particularly important as the first comprehensive collection to be made. Each story has an introductory note and its mythology explained, and many beautiful Aboriginal drawings are included.' (Backcover).

Notes

  • This collection is in six parts:

    • Part One - Ancestral Beings pp. 3-44.
    • Part Two - The Rainbow Serpent pp. 45-80.
    • Part Three - Universal Themes pp. 81-108.
    • Part Four - Fertility Myths pp. 109-136.
    • Part Five - Tribal Law pp. 137-171.
    • Part Six - The Lost Dreamtime pp. 172-213.

  • Other formats: Also sound recording.

Contents

* Contents derived from the Melbourne, Victoria,: Sun Books , 1977 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
The Old-man and his Six Sons, the Namatuna, Roland Robinson , Albert Namatjira , 1956 single work prose dreaming story (p. 5-8)
Note:

Titled as: The Old Man and His Six Sons.

Includes compiler's introductory notes.

Erintja the Devil-dog, Roland Robinson , Albert Namatjira , 1956 single work prose dreaming story (p. 9-14)
Note: Includes compiler's introductory notes.
The Eagle-men of Alkutnama, Roland Robinson , Albert Namatjira , 1956 single work prose Indigenous story (p. 14-18)
Note: Includes compiler's introductory notes.
Ilia the Emu-Man, 1956 single work prose dreaming story (p. 18-21)
Note: Includes compiler's introductory notes.
Journey of the Fish-women, Roland Robinson , Intamintana , 1956 single work prose dreaming story (p. 21-23)
Note:

Titled as Journey of the Fish Ancestress.

Includes compiler's introductory notes.

Dreaming of the Fish-woman, Intabidna, Roland Robinson , Tjonba , 1956 single work prose dreaming story (p. 23 - 24)
Note: Titled as The Fish Woman, Intabidna. Includes compiler's introductory notes.
Ankotarina, The Ancestor of Ankota, Roland Robinson , Makarinja , T. G. H. Strehlow (translator), 1966-1977 single work prose dreaming story (p. 24-28)
Note: Includes compiler's introductory notes.
The Rain Ancestors Kantijira and Erakeraka of Kaporilja, Roland Robinson , 1966-1977 single work essay (p. 29-33)
Note: Includes author's introductory notes.
Eingana the Mother, Roland Robinson , Rinjeira , 1956 single work prose dreaming story (p. 34-36)
Note: Includes compiler's introductory notes.
The Two Waugeluk Sisters, Roland Robinson , Darwoodee , Yilkarri Katani , 1956 single work prose dreaming story (p. 37-43)
Note: Includes compiler's introductory notes
The Rainbow Serpent, Roland Robinson , 1966-1977 single work essay (p. 45-46)
The Water-Lubras and the Lotus Bird, Roland Robinson , Kianoo Tjeemairee , 1956 single work prose dreaming story (p. 47-50)
Note: Includes compiler's introductory notes.
The Rainbow-Serpent Kunmanngur, Roland Robinson , Kianoo Tjeemairee , 1956 single work prose dreaming story (p. 50-60)
Note: Includes compiler's introductory notes.
Ngalmin and the Water Lubras, Roland Robinson , Kianoo Tjeemairee , Mardinga , 1956 single work prose dreaming story (p. 60-66)
Note: Includes compiler's introductory notes.
Kunmanngur and the Flying-foxes, Roland Robinson , Kianoo Tjeemairee , 1956 single work prose dreaming story (p. 67-70)
Note: Includes Compiler's introductory notes.
The Snake-woman Narpajin and the Old-man Padarooch, Roland Robinson , Kianoo Tjeemairee , Mardinga , 1956 single work prose Indigenous story (p. 71-75)
Note:

Includes compiler's introductory notes.

Story was also related by Mardinga, storyteller.

Nyal warrai warrai, the Daughters of Bolong, Roland Robinson , Rinjeira , 1956 single work prose dreaming story (p. 76-79)
Note:

Includes compiler's introductory notes.

titled The Daughter of the Rainbow Serpent.

Universal Themes, Roland Robinson , 1966-1977 single work essay (p. 81-82)
Ilingka, Roland Robinson , T. G. H. Strehlow (interviewer), Rauwiraka , Utnadata , Albert Namatjira , 1966-1977 single work essay
Strehlow had set down a condensed translation of a tape recording made by him of the Western Aranda Ilingka tradition in 1949. Traditions had been told by certain members of the Aranda people, and Strehlow's own comments had been put in under "Ego".
(p. 83-85)
Note: Includes compiler's introductory notes.
The Flood and the Bird-men, Roland Robinson , Kianoo Tjeemairee , Mardinga , 1956 single work prose dreaming story (p. 85-90)
Note:

Told by Kianoo Tjeemairee.

Includes compiler's notes

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Alternative title: Akuma no inu Erincha : Osutoraria no mukashibanashi
Language: Japanese
    • Tokyo, Honshu,
      c
      Japan,
      c
      East Asia, South and East Asia, Asia,
      :
      Komine Shoten , 1986 .
      Extent: 165 p., [1] leaf of col. platesp.
      Description: illus.
      Note/s:
      • ACB (2) states that this Japanese version is intended for young readers.
      ISBN: 4338050209

Works about this Work

Aboriginalities Marie Reay , 1967 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 13 May vol. 89 no. 4549 1967; (p. 65-66)

— Review of Aboriginal Myths and Legends 1966 anthology prose
Aboriginal Myths Roland Robinson , 1967 single work correspondence
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 27 May vol. 89 no. 4551 1967; (p. 70)
Aboriginalities Marie Reay , 1967 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 13 May vol. 89 no. 4549 1967; (p. 65-66)

— Review of Aboriginal Myths and Legends 1966 anthology prose
Aboriginal Myths Roland Robinson , 1967 single work correspondence
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 27 May vol. 89 no. 4551 1967; (p. 70)
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