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My dreaming is the Christmas bird : the story of Irene Jimmy / as told to Sarah Fitzherbert with photographs by Howard Birnstihl
Bib ID 2211136
Format BookBook
Author
Fitzherbert, Sarah
 
Description Gosford, N.S.W. : Bookshelf Publishing Australia, 1991, c1989 
60 p. : col. ill., maps, ports. ; 20 cm. 
ISBN 0725311657
Summary

About Irene Jimmy, an 11 year old Aboriginal girl. Sections on her family, the land, the town, food, medicine, the Dreaming, culture and traditions.

Subjects Jimmy, Irene.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Northern Territory -- Social life and customs -- Juvenile literature.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Northern Territory -- Food -- Juvenile literature.  |  Children, Aboriginal Australian -- Northern Territory -- Juvenile literature.  |  Gurindji people (C20) (NT SE52-08)  |  Ceremonies - Women.  |  Indigenous knowledge - Health and medicine.  |  Gurindji language (C20) (NT SE52-08)  |  Socioeconomic conditions - Living conditions.  |  Food - Bush tucker.  |  Daguragu / Kalkaringi / Wave Hill (Central NT SE52-08)

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