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Mythology in Northern Kimberley, North-West Australia
Bib ID 30511
Format BookBook
Author
Capell, A. (Arthur), 1902-1986
 
Description [Sydney : Australiasian Medical Publishing Co., 1939] 
p. 381-404. 
Summary

Mythology and how various types can be separated out into strata; belief in spirit beings common to all areas; myths of Creator; Wandjina cult, spirit children; the Rainbow serpent, Djanba cult; system of cave paintings; flood legend of Gwini people.

Notes

Reprinted from "Oceania", June, 1939. Vol. 9, no. 4.

Bibliography: p. 384.

Digital master available National Library of Australia;

Subjects Stories and motifs - Rainbow serpent.  |  Kija / Gidja people (K20) (WA SE52-06)  |  Ngarinyin / Ungarinyin people (K18) (WA SE52-01)  |  Art - Rock art - Painting.  |  Walmajarri / Walmatjarri people (A66) (WA SE51-16)  |  Warrwa / Warwa people (K10) (WA SE51-07)  |  Munumburu people (K25) (WA SD52-13)  |  Stories and motifs - Flood.  |  Wolyamidi people (K26) (WA SD52-13)  |  Gooniyandi / Gunian people (K6) (WA SE52-09)  |  Bunuba / Punuba people (K5) (WA SE51-08)  |  Miwa / Bagu people (K44) (WA SD52-09)  |  Unggumi people (K14) (WA SE51-08)  |  Gamberre / Gambera people (K39) (WA SD52-09)  |  Reproduction.  |  Stories and motifs - Spirit children.  |  Wunambal people (K22) (WA SD51-12)  |  Gunin people (K36) (WA SD52-10)  |  Art - Subjects - Wandjina.  |  Worrorra people (K17) (WA SD51-16)  |  East Kimberley area (WA SD52, SE52)  |  West Kimberley area (WA SD51, SD52, SE51)
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300 |ap. 381-404.
500 |aReprinted from "Oceania", June, 1939. Vol. 9, no. 4.
504 |aBibliography: p. 384.
520 |aMythology and how various types can be separated out into strata; belief in spirit beings common to all areas; myths of Creator; Wandjina cult, spirit children; the Rainbow serpent, Djanba cult; system of cave paintings; flood legend of Gwini people.
530 |aDigital master available|bNational Library of Australia;|dnla.obj-52855836
650 7 |aStories and motifs - Rainbow serpent.|2aiatsiss
650 7 |aKija / Gidja people (K20) (WA SE52-06)|2aiatsisl
650 7 |aNgarinyin / Ungarinyin people (K18) (WA SE52-01)|2aiatsisl
650 7 |aArt - Rock art - Painting.|2aiatsiss
650 7 |aWalmajarri / Walmatjarri people (A66) (WA SE51-16)|2aiatsisl
650 7 |aWarrwa / Warwa people (K10) (WA SE51-07)|2aiatsisl
650 7 |aMunumburu people (K25) (WA SD52-13)|2aiatsisl
650 7 |aStories and motifs - Flood.|2aiatsiss
650 7 |aWolyamidi people (K26) (WA SD52-13)|2aiatsisl
650 7 |aGooniyandi / Gunian people (K6) (WA SE52-09)|2aiatsisl
650 7 |aBunuba / Punuba people (K5) (WA SE51-08)|2aiatsisl
650 7 |aMiwa / Bagu people (K44) (WA SD52-09)|2aiatsisl
650 7 |aUnggumi people (K14) (WA SE51-08)|2aiatsisl
650 7 |aGamberre / Gambera people (K39) (WA SD52-09)|2aiatsisl
650 7 |aReproduction.|2aiatsiss
650 7 |aStories and motifs - Spirit children.|2aiatsiss
650 7 |aWunambal people (K22) (WA SD51-12)|2aiatsisl
650 7 |aGunin people (K36) (WA SD52-10)|2aiatsisl
650 7 |aArt - Subjects - Wandjina.|2aiatsiss
650 7 |aWorrorra people (K17) (WA SD51-16)|2aiatsisl
651 7 |aEast Kimberley area (WA SD52, SE52)|2aiatsisp
651 7 |aWest Kimberley area (WA SD51, SD52, SE51)|2aiatsisp
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