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y Purlkanyangu Ngirljarti Martu single work   children's fiction   Indigenous story  
Alternative title: The Big Red Marlu
Issue Details: First known date: 2003... 2003 Purlkanyangu Ngirljarti Martu
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This story is about a man named Kadjina, who one day was hunting kangaroo, with an unexpected result.


  • Please be aware that this book may contain images, artwork, perspectives and stories from people who are now deceased. It also contains words, terms or descriptions which may be culturally sensitive and are considered inappropriate today, but which reflect the period in which it was written.
  • Includes Walmajarri Pronunciation Guide.
  • Walmajarri text with parallel translation in English.

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Language: Aboriginal Walmajarri AIATSIS ref. (A66) (WA SE51-16) , English
Last amended 4 May 2017 15:15:29