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Maria's Lullaby single work   lyric/song   children's   "I you am rocking [pres. tense]"
Issue Details: First known date: 1999... 1999 Maria's Lullaby
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'Black Maria as she was called by the whites, possessed a very attractive voice...Her favourite song contained the words which sounded like 'ne leana far bee bay, luk a far be ay, ne re sonova chineva chay, tay cawla fickey far bay bay.'' Source: There is No Mystery: An Artisitic Response to Weereewal Lake George (1999)

Notes

  • Parallel translation with the Aboriginal language version in a phonetic alphabet.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon There is no Mystery! : An Artistic Response to Weereewa / Lake George Kathy Kituai (editor), Charnwood : Ginninderra Press , 1999 Z204877 1999 anthology short story poetry prose extract lyric/song myth/legend crime children's 'I have never walked Weereewal/Lake George or driven past it without some small miracle, whether it be the unexpected appearance of buttercups that paint surrounding paddocks the colour of laughter; petticoats of green at the edge of the lake that only appear as it retreats like a shy woman; or the seasons of waterbirds and fish that harmonise with the lake's internal calendar. It was my desire to mirror these moments, preserve the lake in art for posterity. The writers in There is No Mystery! fulfilled that desire.' (Publisher's blurb) Charnwood : Ginninderra Press , 1999 pg. 48-49

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— Appears in: The Australian , 1 March 2016; (p. 4)
Tears before Bedtime : Turnbull Gets Emotional Over an Aboriginal Lullaby Rosie Lewis , 2016 single work column
— Appears in: The Australian , 1 March 2016; (p. 4)
Mum's Story Moves Turnbull to Tears Fergus Hunter , 2016 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 1 March 2016; (p. 5)
Turnbull Sheds Tears during TV Interview Fergus Hunter , 2016 single work column
— Appears in: The Age , 1 March 2016; (p. 8)
Malcolm Turnbull Breaks down in Tearful Interview with Stan Grant Shalailah Medhora , 2016 single work column
— Appears in: The Guardian Australia , 27 February 2016;
Last amended 20 Jan 2010 14:49:13
Subjects:
  • Moss Vale, Moss Vale - Marulan area, Southern Highlands - Southern Tablelands, Southeastern NSW, New South Wales,
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