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Big river country : stories from Elsey Station / told by Amy Dirngayg ... [et al.] ; compiled by Francesca Merlan
Bib ID 2662273
Format BookBook
Description Alice Springs, NT : IAD Press, 1996 
xxiii, 84 p. : ill., map ; 21 cm. 
ISBN 0949659924
Summary

Roper River Aboriginal people tell tales from We of the Never Never country.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 84).

Stories chiefly in Mangarayi and English in parallel columns; two stories in Kriol.

Subjects Aboriginal Australians -- Northern Territory -- Roper River Region -- Folklore.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Northern Territory -- Roper River Region -- History.  |  Mangerai language -- Texts.  |  Kriol language -- Texts.  |  Stories and motifs - Mythological beings.  |  Land rights - Claims, disputes, hearings.  |  Settlement and contacts.  |  Language - Texts and translations - Aboriginal to non-Aboriginal language.  |  Mangarrayi / Mangarayi people (N78) (NT SD53-09)  |  Stories and motifs.  |  Mangarrayi / Mangarayi language (N78) (NT SD53-09)  |  Kriol language.  |  History - Biographies - Indigenous.  |  Mangarrayi language N78.  |  Elsey Station (N.T.) -- History.  |  Djilkminggan / Elsey (NT Upper Roper SD53-09, SD53-13)  |  Roper River map area (East Arnhem Land NT SD53-11)
Other authors/contributors Merlan, Francesca  |  Dirngayg, Amy

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