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The two wallabies : a Dreaming narrative / belonging to Henry Cook Jakamarra ; series edited by Christine Nicholls, assisted by Sue Williams
Bib ID 1795904
Format BookBook
Author
Jakamarra, Henry Cook
 
Description Kingswood, S. Aust. : Working Title Press, 2002 
1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill., map, port. ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 1876288264 (paperback)
Series

Dreaming narrative.

Summary

A traditional Warlpiri Dreaming narrative, belonging to Henry Cook Jakamarra from the Tanami Desert. It tells the story of two Wallaby Creator-Beings who crisscross the country, bringing many sacred sites into existence. When one of the wallabies is swept away by a flood, the other one creates a replacement from a small mouse. Ages 5-8.

Notes

For primary school children.

Subjects Dreamtime (Aboriginal Australian mythology) -- Juvenile literature.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Folklore -- Juvenile literature.  |  Wallabies -- Juvenile literature.  |  Stories and motifs - Creation / Cosmology.  |  Warlpiri people (C15) (NT SF52-04)  |  Education - Teaching - Materials.  |  Stories and motifs - Kangaroos / Wallabies.  |  The Granites (Central NT SF52-03)
Other authors/contributors Williams, Sue, 1948-  |  Nicholls, Christine, 1952-

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