This manuscript contains the original works of David Unaipon's Legendary Tales of the Australian Aborigines.1924-1925
This loose leaf section is numbered 10: 2-7.
Also included hand written corrections.
This 1930s publication describes the legends of the Australian Aborigines located in the southeast corner of Australia near the Murray River. It covers a range of narratives from the creation stories to those of witchcraft, and explanations of landmarks. (Source: Preface).London : Harrap , 1930 pg. 118-120
Editor's note: This is one of the tribal legends of an Australian Aborigine, told to Michael Sawtell, by David Unaipon, a full blood Aborigine.
Originally written in the 1920s by David Unaipon. The original work was edited by W. Ramsay Smith and published in 1930 credited to W. Ramsay Smith as Myths & Legends of the Australian Aboriginals, without acknowledgement of Unaipon's authorship. Shoemaker and Muecke republished it in 2001 under Unaipon's name and original title.
AustLit uses the original Unaipon title as the main title showing Ramsay Smith's title as an alternative title on those editions published prior to the restitution edition.Melbourne : Melbourne University Press , 2001 pg. 69-70