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Bunjil's cave : myths, legends and superstitions of the Aborigines of south-east Australia / Aldo Massola ; photographs by John Gollings
Bib ID 1053894
Format BookBook
Author
Massola, Aldo, 1910-1975
 
Description [Melbourne] : Lansdowne Press, [1968] 
xvi, 208 p. : ill., maps ; 27 cm. 
Summary

Secular myths of Murray River, Wotjobaluk, Kulin, Yaitma-thang, Kurnai and Mara nations; Beliefs, fears and superstitions, mythical beings, cosmography, medicine men, rainmakers, meteorology, omens and warnings.

Notes

Maps on lining papers.

Includes index.

Bibliography: p. [203]-205.

Subjects Legends -- Victoria.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Victoria -- Folklore.  |  Ceremonies - Rain making.  |  Gunditjmara / Gurndidy / Dhaurwurd-Wurrung people (S20) (Vic SJ54-11)  |  Tatungalung language (S42) (Vic SJ55-11)  |  Stories and motifs - Creation / Cosmology.  |  Kulin people (S21.1) (Vic SI54, SJ54)  |  Jaitmathang / Yadymadhang people (S43) (Vic SJ55-03)  |  Kurnai / Gunai people (S68) (Vic SJ55)  |  Health - Treatments - Traditional - Clever people.  |  Wergaia / Wotjobaluk people (S17) (Vic SI54-15)  |  River Murray (SW NSW, N Vic, SE SA SI54, SI55)  |  North West Victoria (NW Vic SI55)  |  Bunjils Shelter (W Vic Gariwerd / Grampians SJ54-08)
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