Whowie single work   prose   dreaming story  
Issue Details: First known date: 1924... 1924 Whowie
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'The Whowie is the most dreadful animal in existence... he lived in the Riverina district, and would terrorise people in the far gone days.(Source: Whowie 1924)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y Legendary Tales of the Australian Aborigines David Unaipon , 1924-1925 6043804 1924 single work prose Indigenous story

    This manuscript contains the original works of David Unaipon's Legendary Tales of the Australian Aborigines.


    Author note:

    Story from a Wandhalties


    Anderson of the Murray Tribe, Yoota Yootan.

    This loose leaf section is numbered 23:1-5.

  • Appears in:
    y Myths and Legends of the Australian Aborigines Myths & Legends of the Australian Aboriginals Alice Bolingbroke Woodward (illustrator), W. Ramsay Smith , David Unaipon , London : Harrap , 1930 6080162 1930 selected work prose dreaming story

    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. 147-151
    Note: With title: Whowie
  • Appears in:
    y Legendary Tales of the Australian Aborigines David Unaipon , Z900600 2001 selected work prose dreaming story (taught in 1 units) Melbourne : Melbourne University Press , 2001 pg. 155-158
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  • Riverina - Murray area, New South Wales,
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