Jiljinga Palu Yapawarnti Pinarriyungani single work   prose   Indigenous story  
Alternative title: Teaching Children in the Desert
Issue Details: First known date: 1979 1979
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  • Cultural note: The snake is harder to track than the goanna because the snake has no feet, so the story shows how it took the boy longer to learn than the girl. She could tell which way the goanna was travelling without much practice.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y Wangkiwarnti Jiljingajangkawarnti Stories of Life in the Desert Peter Skipper , Darwin : Summer Institute of Linguistics , 1979 Z1721785 1979 selected work prose Indigenous story children's Darwin : Summer Institute of Linguistics , 1979 pg. 18-22
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