The Flood and the Bird Men single work   prose   dreaming story  
Issue Details: First known date: 1980... 1980 The Flood and the Bird Men
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'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...'

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  • Appears in:
    y Australian Dreaming : 40,000 Years of Aboriginal History Jennifer Isaacs , Sydney : Lansdowne , 1980 Z1578549 1980 collected work (taught in 2 units)

    '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)

    Sydney : Lansdowne , 1980
    pg. 26
  • Appears in:
    y The Ngarrindjeri People : Aboriginal People of the River Murray, Lakes and Coorong : An Aboriginal Studies Course for Secondary Students in Years 8-10 South Australia. Education Department , Adelaide : South Australia. Education Department , 1990 7384442 1990 selected work information book children's

    'The Ngarrindjeri People is an Aboriginal studies course which details the history, culture and life experiences of the Aboriginal groups who were the original inhabitants of the areas along the River Murray, Lakes and Coorong.'

    'This course is important in that Ngarrindjeri people are now a significant part of the South Australian community. Ngarrindjeri country, chiefly the River Murray and Coorong, is now used extensively for both agricultural and recreational purposes and through this course students will learn to appreciate its historical cultural significance in addition to its value as a natural resource.'

    'The Ngarrindjeri People is a part of the 8-12 Aboriginal studies program which has been developed to meet the needs of students, teachers and Aboriginal people.' (Source: page 7)

    Adelaide : South Australia. Education Department , 1990
    pg. 34-35
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