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Murlarag : The Twelve Mile single work   oral history   Indigenous story  
Date: 1990
Issue Details: First known date: 1996... 1996 Murlarag : The Twelve Mile
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Two dingoes hunted two kangaroos into the river and killed them. A young joey in its mother's pouch escaped and travelled across country, talking with other animals along the way, until it found a safe area.

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  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Big River Country : Stories from Elsey Station Francesca Merlan , Alice Springs : IAD Press , 1996 Z1371539 1996 anthology single work biography oral history extract life story Indigenous story

    'Elsey Station has long been famous as the setting for We of the Never-Never, Jeannie Gunn's Australian classic of pioneering outback life. In Big River Country, the Elsey is revealed through the words of the country's original inhabitants, the Mangarrayi and Yangman people of the Roper River area...' (Source: back cover)

    Alice Springs : IAD Press , 1996
    pg. 18-19
Last amended 28 Jan 2010 11:36:14
Subjects:
  • Roper River area, East Arnhem Land, Arnhem Land, Top End, Northern Territory,
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