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Issue Details: First known date: 1930... 1930 Bulpallungga
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'This story is often told by the Elders of various tribes throughout Australia. It is told as an object lesson to their boys, with a view to educating them by instilling into their ... minds a knowledge of the disastrous results of living a life that is contrary to the rules of their social order and out of harmony with the community' (Source: Myths and Legends of the Australian Aborigines 1930)

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    y separately published work icon Myths and Legends of the Australian Aborigines Myths & Legends of the Australian Aboriginals Alice Bolingbroke Woodward (illustrator), W. Ramsay Smith , David Unaipon , London : Harrap , 1930 6080162 1930 selected work prose dreaming story

    This 1930s publication describes the legends of the Australian Aborigines located in the southeast corner of Australia near the Murray River. It covers a range of narratives from the creation stories to those of witchcraft, and explanations of landmarks. (Source: Preface).

    London : Harrap , 1930
    pg. 301-316
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