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Issue Details: First known date: 2009... 2009 Caring For Country
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'Caring for Country Items left behind in the landscape by Aboriginal people tell of a fascinating human history stretching back 50, 000 years. Find out why the discoveries of human burials and footprints are of world-wide importance. Explore the cultural heritage of the Willandra Lakes region : a special place for Paakantji, Nyampaa and Mutthi Mutthi peoples, and discover how they 'care for country' today.' (Source: back cover)


* Contents derived from the Melbourne, Victoria,:Pearson Rigby , 2009 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Cod Fish : Dreaming Story, Junette Mitchell , single work prose dreaming story (p. 16)
Now and Theni"Lake Mungo is a place for me", Patrick Lawson , single work poetry (p. 18)
Storytelling : Songs, single work biography lyric/song (p. 19-21)
The Old Wilga Tree, Roy Kennedy , single work lyric/song (p. 21)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Melbourne, Victoria,: Pearson Rigby , 2009 .
      Extent: 32p.
      Description: col. illus, ports. maps.
      ISBN: 9780731274345
      Series: First Australians : Plenty Stories Pearson Rigby (publisher), series - publisher children's 'First Australians: Plenty Stories is a collaboration between the National Museum of Australia and Rigby to provide primary classrooms with a comprehensive resource to successfully implement Australian Indigenous studies. This resource has been developed to enable teachers to approach the teaching of Indigenous culture and issues with confidence.' Source: (Sighted 15/12/2009).
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