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Babaru, the Family single work   short story  
Issue Details: First known date: 1981... 1981 Babaru, the Family
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Raunga is the daughter of a white man she calls Padre and an Aboriginal woman. She believes her mother is a crocodile who has left them for now. In her stead, Raunga cares for her younger siblings, Anabrn and Purelko. Purelko is disabled and needs to be watched and fed by hand.

Raunga recounts her life with Padre and Mother, and the history of her land, which she calls Dulbu country.

Affiliation Notes

  • Writing Disability in Australia

    Type of disability

    Unspecified intellectual and physical disability.

    Type of character Secondary.
    Point of view First person.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Alternative title: Babaru : la famille
Language: French
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Les Temps Modernes no. 422 September 1981 Z1483249 1981 periodical issue 1981 pg. 426-437
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