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'A long time ago there lived a man, his wife and his brother-in-law. Each morning that man used to get up and go hunting for kangaroo, but his brother-in-law stayed home. He was only good at digging wichetty grubs...'
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Language:English, Aboriginal PitjantjatjaraAIATSIS ref. (C6) (NT SG52-11)
Text in Pitjantjatjara language with English translation.
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