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y separately published work icon Uluru Stories selected work   prose   dreaming story   Indigenous story  
  • Story and themes are the property of the Anagu people of Uluru and are published with their kind permission.
  • English language version edited by David Bonn

Issue Details: First known date: 1996... 1996 Uluru Stories
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* Contents derived from the Alice Springs, Southern Northern Territory, Northern Territory,:Tanami Press , 1996 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Tjukurpa, single work prose Indigenous story
'Aboriginal people say that the land was created in the Tjukurpa. Some non-Aboriginal people call it the Dreamtime, but this is not a good name because it has nothing to do with dreams...The land was created by the Ancestors, who were supernatural beings... as the Ancestors crossed the land they had adventures along the way... Wherever some important event took place, energy was left in the ground... Uluru is a very important place in the Tjukurpa. Several ancestors passed this way. In fact some of them are still here.' Source: Uluru Stories (1996)
(p. 1-2)
The Mala Wallaby People, single work prose dreaming story (p. 3-5)
Lungkata, The Blue Tongued Lizard Man, single work prose dreaming story (p. 6-9)
The Willy Wagtail Woman, single work prose dreaming story (p. 10-11)
Kuniya the Python Woman, single work prose dreaming story (p. 12-15)
Itjaritjari, the Marsupial Mole, single work prose dreaming story (p. 16-17)

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