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Issue Details: First known date: 1980... 1980 Australian Dreaming : 40,000 Years of Aboriginal History
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'Beautifully illustrated, Australian Dreaming is an Aboriginal history of the Australian continent and its people, as told by Aboriginal story-tellers. Through traditional myths and legends, it gives an explanation of the formation of the landscape and the creation of many outstanding geographical features.' (Source: TROVE)

Notes

  • A collection of works with 11 chapters. Contents indexed selectively.

Contents

* Contents derived from the Sydney, New South Wales,:Lansdowne , 1980 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
The Coming of the First Australians to the Coast of New South Wales : The Arrival of the Thurrawal Tribe, Jennifer Isaacs , single work prose Indigenous story (p. 11-13)
Aboriginal Stories as Told to Roland Robinson : The Three Brothers, Roland Robinson (editor), Alexander Vesper , single work prose dreaming story (p. 13-14)
The Flood and the Bird Men, Kainoo Tjeemairee , single work prose dreaming story

'In the time long ago called Kardoorair when all the animals were men, a big rain began to fall. It fell for many nights until finally it covered all the country of the Munrinbata people called Darimun...'

(p. 26)
This is Wandjina, Albert Barunga , single work prose dreaming story (p. 70)
I Dont Know What Happened To You, Charlie Numbulmoore , single work prose dreaming story (p. 71)
Lalai Dreamtimei"The first one Namaaraalee", Sam Woolgoodja , extract poetry (p. 73)
Our Fathers Found Us, Sam Woolgoodja , single work prose dreaming story (p. 73-74)
The Wawilak Sisters, Wandjuk Marika , single work prose dreaming story (p. 75-76)
Djankawu and His Sisters, Wandjuk Marika , single work prose dreaming story (p. 77-78)
Barama and Laindjung, Gawerin , single work prose dreaming story (p. 78-81)
Chivaree the Seagull Man, Thancoupie Gloria Fletcher , Ernest Hall , single work prose dreaming story (p. 83-85)
An Old Zebra Finch Man Had Many Sons, Iwantja Community, Indulkana , single work prose dreaming story (p. 87-89)
The Blue Tongue Lizard Man and the Fire, Dinny Nolan Jambijimba , single work prose dreaming story (p. 92)
The Earthi"We belong to the ground", Narritjin Maymuru , single work poetry (p. 99)
Yudnamutana Story, Walter Coulthard , single work prose Indigenous story (p. 100-101)
Burrulupurrulu Speared a Shark, Mayngurrawuy , single work prose dreaming story (p. 108-111)
Dirrangun at Tooloom, Eustan Williams , single work prose dreaming story children's (p. 116-117)
Dirrangun at Baryulgil The Dams Dirrangun Made Along the Clarence River, Lucy Daly , single work prose dreaming story (p. 119)
Dirrangun and Her Family at the Mouth of the Clarence River at Yamba, Bella Laurie , single work prose dreaming story (p. 120)
The Formation of Spring Waterholes in Flinders Ranges, Eileen Mckenzie , single work prose dreaming story (p. 124)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Sydney, New South Wales,: Ure Smith , 1991 .
      Extent: 304p.
      Description: col. illus.
      Note/s:
      • Previously published: Sydney: Lansdowne, 1980.
      • Includes bibliography and index.
      ISBN: 0725408278
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