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y separately published work icon The Birirrk, Our Ancestors of the Dreaming single work   picture book   dreaming story   children's  
Issue Details: First known date: 1983... 1983 The Birirrk, Our Ancestors of the Dreaming
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'The Birirrk can no longer be seen but they live on through the songs, the dances and laws they taught. In this beautiful book, their story is retold by Gulpilil in his own words, and depicted in Neil McLeod's sensitive photography, so that, in the telling, the wisdom of the Dreaming may be passed on to our children.' Source : Publisher's note (Sighted 24th November 2009)


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Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Cheltenham, Brighton - Moorabbin area, Melbourne - Inner South, Melbourne, Victoria,: L. and S. Publishing , 1983 .
      Extent: 30p.
      Description: col. illus.
      • Photographs by Neil McLeod.
      ISBN: 0868980617
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