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Alternative title: Means Illustrated Construction Dictionary
Issue Details: First known date: 2004... 2004 Djomi Dream Child
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'The little dream child placed herself in a giant coneshell and floated downstream towards the coast of Maningrida. As she was swept along, she sailed past the sacred dreaming waterhole called Djomi. It was in this sacred place where her destiny lay, where all her dreams would become reality.' (Source: On-line)

Exhibitions

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Notes

  • This story was told to Fry by Laurie Magaldagi of the Kunbidji people.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Language: English
    • Broome, Kimberley area, North Western Australia, Western Australia,: Magabala Books , 2004 .
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      Extent: 28p.
      Edition info: Student ed.
      Description: col. illus., col. ports.
      Note/s:
      • Published 1 January 2004
      • Previous ed.: published as Means illustrated construction dictionary. 2003.
      ISBN: 1875641823, 9781875641826

Works about this Work

Aboriginal Children's Literature : More Than Just Pretty Pictures Anita Heiss , 2008 single work criticism
— Appears in: Just Words? : Australian Authors Writing for Justice 2008; (p. 102-117) The BlackWords Essays 2015; (p. 7)

'This essay explores how some recent Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander authored titles have used local languages and personal histories - including complex stories which deal with the Stolen Generations - to engage and educate young Australian readers, while providing much needed inspiration to nurture Indigenous audiences.' (Source: Heiss, Anita, Aboriginal Literature for Children: More Than Just Pretty Pictures, 2015)

Maningrida Story Published 2004 single work column
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 16 June no. 328 2004; (p. 35)
Maningrida Story Published 2004 single work column
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 16 June no. 328 2004; (p. 35)
Aboriginal Children's Literature : More Than Just Pretty Pictures Anita Heiss , 2008 single work criticism
— Appears in: Just Words? : Australian Authors Writing for Justice 2008; (p. 102-117) The BlackWords Essays 2015; (p. 7)

'This essay explores how some recent Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander authored titles have used local languages and personal histories - including complex stories which deal with the Stolen Generations - to engage and educate young Australian readers, while providing much needed inspiration to nurture Indigenous audiences.' (Source: Heiss, Anita, Aboriginal Literature for Children: More Than Just Pretty Pictures, 2015)

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  • Arnhem Land, Top End, Northern Territory,
  • Maningrida, East Arnhem Land, Arnhem Land, Top End, Northern Territory,
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