y How the Desert Came to Be single work   prose   dreaming story  
Is part of The Dreaming : Series 4 2007 series - publisher prose
Issue Details: First known date: 2007... 2007 How the Desert Came to Be
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This is a creation story about the desert and how at first it was a jungle paradise with Dinosaurs and giant animals. Slowly these animals disappeared and this is how the desert came to be.


  • This story comes from the Wongi people who are part of the Western Desert cultures from Ooldea, which is 80km South of Maralinga.

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