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Aboriginal sky figures : your guide to finding the sky figures in the stars, based on Aboriginal dreamtime stories / research and related by Gaparingu Naputa ; astronomical information Gordon Patston
Bib ID 2644101
Format BookBook
Description Sydney : Australian Broadcasting Corporation, 1996 
1 chart + 1 cassette (3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in.) 
ISBN 0733304702
Summary

Folder (cover for planishpere) includes a star or constellation story for each month of the calendar year from various groups around Australia; Aboriginal sky figures wheel or planisphere depicts the stars and constellations in the stories.

Notes

An ABC book.

Subjects Stars -- Observations.  |  Constellations -- Charts, diagrams, etc.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Folklore -- Pictorial works.  |  Boonwurrung / Boonerwrung / Bunurong people (S35) (Vic SJ55-09)  |  Wathawurrung / Wada wurrung / Wathaurong people (S29) (Vic SJ54-12)  |  Ladji Ladji / Latje Latje people (S23) (Vic SI54-11)  |  Stories and motifs - Celestial phenomena.  |  Stories and motifs - Stars.  |  Baraba Baraba people (D5) (NSW SI55-13)  |  Jawoyn people (N57) (NT SD53-09)  |  Bundjalung / Banjalang people (E12) (NSW SH56-02)  |  Biri / Birri Gubba people (E56) (Qld SF55-03)  |  Australia.  |  Arnhem Land (NT)
Other authors/contributors Naputa, Gaparingu  |  Patston, Gordon

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