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Issue Details: First known date: 2016... 2016 Mayarni-kari Yurrk : More Stories from Gurindji Country
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'The Gurindji people hold a secure place in Australian history. Their 1966 strike for better pay and conditions on the pastoral station that had forced them into indentured labour attracted national interest and became famous as the Wave Hill Walk Off. The strike developed into a claim for ownership of their traditional lands.'

'Gurindji culture has a strong oral storytelling tradition, from ancient to recent times: Dreamtime stories for ceremony and entertainment, and anecdotes told for fun as part of everyday life. The selected stories in Mayarni-kari Yurrk, presented in both Gurindji and English, capture this tradition and provide a captivating insight into Gurindji history and life.' (Source: Publisher's website)

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Language: Aboriginal Gurindji AIATSIS ref. (C20) (NT SE52-08). Mirror of 9910589. One to be deleted by JH. , English

Works about this Work

More Stories from Gurindji Country 2016 single work column
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 14 December no. 641 2016; (p. 40)
'A new release from Batchelor Press tells the story of the Gurindji people of Northern Australia.'
More Stories from Gurindji Country 2016 single work column
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 14 December no. 641 2016; (p. 40)
'A new release from Batchelor Press tells the story of the Gurindji people of Northern Australia.'
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