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Issue Details: First known date: 1990... 1990 The Seven Sisters
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'In the Dreamtime, the seven Napaptjarri sisters often came down from the sky. They used a very special hill for a landing place. ...'

Notes

  • Author's note: This is the Napaltjarri and Tjakamarra Dreaming. The story starts from somewhere down south.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Language: English , Aboriginal Kukatja
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Roughtail : The Dreaming of the Roughtail Lizard and Other Stories Told by the Kukatja Tjarany : Tjaranykura Tjukurrpa Ngaanpa Kalkinpa Wangka Tjukurrtjanu; Tjarany : Roughtail Gracie Greene , Joe Tramacchi , Lucille Gill , Lucille Gill (illustrator), Broome : Magabala Books , 1990 Z843149 1990 selected work children's fiction children's Indigenous story

    'Tjarany Roughtail contains eight dreamtime stories from the Kukatja people of Western Australia’s remote Kimberley Region. Each story is complemented by beautiful artworks painted by Aboriginal artist Lucille Gill that visually explain each story using traditional dot paintings. Told in English and Kukatja, the book includes magnificent paintings, maps, kinship diagrams, exercises and language notes. Winner of Children's Book Council of Australia Award.'

    Tjarany Roughtail : The Dreaming of the Roughtail Lizard and Other Stories Told by the Kukatja Tjarany : Tjaranykura Tjukurrpa Ngaanpa Kalkinpa Wangka Tjukurrtjanu
    Broome : Magabala Books , 1990
    pg. 34-36
    Note: In Kukatja language text with parallel translation in English.
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