y Special Objects single work   non-fiction   biography   lyric/song  
Issue Details: First known date: 2008 2008
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'Special Objects Through objects such as tools, jewellery, artworks and toys, traditions of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are kept alive. Traditions show people's beliefs, identity and history. Objects are special cultural items that can represent voices of ancestors or living persons. In this book we discover five special objects and their makers.' (Source: Back cover)

Contents

* Contents derived from the Melbourne, Victoria,: Pearson Rigby , 2008 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Wangarr : Fishtrap, Frank Gurrmanamana , 2008 single work lyric/song (p. 20)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Melbourne, Victoria,: Pearson Rigby , 2008 .
      Extent: 24p.
      Description: illus., maps, ports.
      ISBN: 9780731274352
      Series: First Australians : Plenty Stories Pearson Rigby (publisher), series - publisher children's 'First Australians: Plenty Stories is a collaboration between the National Museum of Australia and Rigby to provide primary classrooms with a comprehensive resource to successfully implement Australian Indigenous studies. This resource has been developed to enable teachers to approach the teaching of Indigenous culture and issues with confidence.' Source: www.hi.com.au/ (Sighted 15/12/2009).
Last amended 27 May 2010 12:12:09
Subjects:
  • Arnhem Land, Top End, Northern Territory,
  • Canberra, Australian Capital Territory,
  • Brewarrina Mission, Brewarrina, Bourke - Brewarrina area, Far West NSW, New South Wales,
  • North West Queensland, Queensland,
  • Cooktown, Port Douglas - Cooktown area, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland,
  • Torres Strait Islands, Queensland,
  • Cape Barren Island, Bass Strait Islands, Tasmania,
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