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The first sunrise : Australian Aboriginal myths / by Ainslie Roberts ; with text by Charles P. Mountford
Bib ID 2725847
Format BookBook
Author
Roberts, Ainslie, 1911-
 
Description Adelaide : Rigby, 1971 
79pages : ill.(part col.) ; 24cm. 
ISBN 0851792537
Series

Marcie Muir collection of Australian children's books.

Summary

Gives versions of 32 myths from New South Wales, Kimberleys, Lake Alexandrina, Torres Strait, Melville Island, Oenpelli, Bickerton Island, Mount Gambier, Flinders Ranges, Groote Eylandt & Blue Mountains.

Notes

For children.

Subjects Roberts, Ainslie, 1911-  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Folklore.  |  Legends -- Australia.  |  Aboriginal tales & legends. Australia. Texts.  |  Australian paintings. Roberts, Ainslie.  |  Stories and motifs - Dingoes / dogs.  |  Stories and motifs - Snakes.  |  Stories and motifs - Creation / Cosmology.  |  Environment - Land management - Fire.  |  Stories and motifs - Flood.  |  Stories and motifs - Sun - Sunsets and sunrises.  |  Stories and motifs - Fire.  |  Bungandidj / Buandig people (S13) (SA SJ54-06)  |  Stories and motifs - Mountains.  |  Yermalner / Melville Island (NT SC52-16)  |  Torres Strait Islands (Qld TSI SC54, SC55-05)  |  Lake Alexandrina / Lake Albert (SE SA SI54-13)  |  Mount Gambier (SE SA SJ54-06)  |  New South Wales North Coast (NSW N Coast SH56)  |  West Kimberley area (WA SD51, SD52, SE51)  |  Flinders Ranges (NE SA SH54-09, SH54-13)  |  Gunbalanya / Oenpelli (West Arnhem Land NT SD53-01)  |  Bickerton Island (NT Gulf Islands SD53-07)  |  Groote Eylandt (NT Gulf Islands SD53-07, SD53-08)  |  Blue Mountains (W Sydney NSW SI56-05)  |  Australian
Form/genre Legends.
Other authors/contributors Mountford, Charles P. (Charles Pearcy), 1890-1976
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First sunrise : Australian Aboriginal myths in paintings

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