Murrinh Ku Ngakumarl Kanarnturturt Nukun single work   prose   dreaming story  
Alternative title: The Story of the Crocodile Totem
Issue Details: First known date: 1988... 1988 Murrinh Ku Ngakumarl Kanarnturturt Nukun
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'In the Dreamtime there were crocodiles living at Yederr. One day all the crocodiles started to argue and fight with one another. One crocodile decided to leave the others, he took with him one very old short legged crocodile...'

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Language: Murrinh-Patha , English
Murrinh-Patha text with parallel translation in English.
  • Appears in:
    y Murrinh ku Ngakumarl I Ku Nguguminki The Story of Totems and Dreaming Majella Pinpirrith Chula , Port Keats : Wadeye Press , 1988 7572176 1988 selected work prose children's dreaming story

    Stories and Dreaming legends, the included stories are that of the Black fish totem, The story of the peaceful dove, the story of the green tree snake, the Story of The Seagull, the story of the Crocodile Totem and the story of the sugarbag.

    Port Keats : Wadeye Press , 1988
    pg. 28-36
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