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The Fisherman or the Sea Devil single work   prose   Indigenous story  
Issue Details: First known date: 2008... 2008 The Fisherman or the Sea Devil
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  • 'If this story was told by inland peoples the main character would be a Wandjina...Here it is a saltwater sea Devil, Balu Balua, the spirit resonsible for the fish...He is as powerful as the wandjins, but he is different. Source: Mowanjum 50 Years: Community History (2008)

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    y separately published work icon Mowanjum : 50 Years Community History Mary Anne Jebb , Mary Anne Jebb (editor), Mowanjum : Mowanjum Aboriginal Community , 2008 Z1573548 2008 anthology lyric/song prose poetry interview life story Mowanjum Aboriginal Community decided to share their stories, Wandjina traditions and tell 'of their journey from their homelands in the north Kimberley to Derby where Worrorra [Worora], Ngarinyin and Wunambal peoples established Mowanjun Community in 1956...The book is a commemoration of the strength of spirit of past community members and an expression of confidence in the future.' (Source: Mowanjum: 50 Years Community History, 2008) Mowanjum : Mowanjum Aboriginal Community , 2008 pg. 27-28
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