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Issue Details: First known date: 1999... 1999 Back to Purga
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  • Author's note: Background: Whilst dugai women croon their children to sleep with nursery rhymes and fables, little duhgle sit and listen to their mothers (aunts and grandmothers included), retell their stories of the past. The oral tradition continues to be the major form of communication in Aboriginal society and the following story is one which has often been told to me and has very special significance.
  • Dedication: I dedicate ‘Back to Purga’ to my mother, for the story belongs to her…

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    y separately published work icon Black Lives, Rainbow Visions : Indigenous Sitings in the Creative Arts Black Lives, Rainbow Visions Jennifer A. Martiniello (editor), Ainslie : Aberrant Genotype Press , 1999 Z1281006 1999 anthology Black Lives Rainbow Visions is a showcase/directory of Indigenous creative talents from the literary, visual and performing arts from the Australian Capital Territory. Its purpose is to show, inform, direct and to be a resource for Indigenous and non-Indigenous communities and seekers of Indigenous creativity and expertise. Source: Jennifer A. Martinello Ainslie : Aberrant Genotype Press , 1999 pg. 13
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  • Purga Mission, Purga, Amberley - Peak Crossing - Harrisville area, South Ipswich area, Ipswich area, South East Queensland, Queensland,
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