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Songs of the songmen : Aboriginal myths retold / by W.E. Harney and A.P. Elkin
Bib ID 3027051
Format BookBook
Author
Harney, W. E. (William Edward), 1895-1962
 
Description Melbourne : Cheshire, 1949 
[3], 173 pages ; 22 cm. 
Summary

Song of creation (Anula, Wadaman, Nungubuyu, Djingali, Tiwi); songs of life & death (Mara, Wagaitj, Djingali, Yungman) & Tjarada (womens song); songs of childhood (Nungubuyu, Wadaman, Djingali, Waramunga, Binbinga, Maranbala, Malak-Malak, Mudbara); magic songs (Ngarinman, Wadaman, Djingali); songs of trade (Djingali, Wadaman), songs of taboo (Wadaman, Mara, Tiwi, Wagaitj, Djingali); Notes on songs which are in English by A.P. Elkin.

Notes

Library's Whelan copy inscribed and signed by the author.

Subjects Aboriginal Australians -- Folklore.  |  Mudburra language (C25) (NT SE53-05)  |  Ngarinman / Ngarinyman language (C27) (NT SE52-01)  |  Yangman language (N68) (NT SD53-13)  |  Mara / Marra people (N112) (NT SD53-11)  |  Batjamal / Wogait language (N6) (NT SD52-07)  |  Tiwi people (N20) (NT SC52-16)  |  Mudburra people (C25) (NT SE53-05)  |  Mara / Marra language (N112) (NT SD53-11)  |  Music - Musicians - Composers and songwriters.  |  Binbinga language (N138) (NT SE53-03)  |  Jingulu / Djingili / Jingili people (C22) (NT SE53-06)  |  Stories and motifs - Creation / Cosmology.  |  Children.  |  Yangman people (N68) (NT SD53-13)  |  Magic and sorcery - Love magic.  |  Music - Vocal.  |  Yanyuwa / Yanuwa language (N153) (NT SE53-04)  |  Warumungu people (C18) (NT SE53-10)  |  Wardaman people (N35) (NT SD52-16)  |  Tiwi language (N20) (NT SC52-16)  |  Warumungu language (C18) (NT SE53-01)  |  Malak Malak language (N22) (NT SD52-08)  |  Nunggubuyu people (N128) (NT SD53-11)  |  Nunggubuyu language (N128) (NT SD53-11)  |  Malak Malak people (N22) (NT SD52-08)  |  Binbinga people (N138) (NT SE53-03)  |  Wardaman language (N35) (NT SD52-16)  |  Ngarinman / Ngarinyman people (C27) (NT SE52-01)  |  Yanyuwa / Yanuwa people (N153) (NT SE53-04)  |  Batjamal / Wogait people (N6) (NT SD52-07)  |  Social organisation - Avoidance rules.  |  Jingulu / Djingili / Jingili language (C22) (NT SE53-06)  |  Northern Territory - Central NT.  |  Arnhem Land (NT)  |  Tiwi Islands (NT SC52-15, SC52-16)  |  Northern Territory Top End (NT)
Other authors/contributors Elkin, A. P. (Adolphus Peter), 1891-1979

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