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Encounters with the paranormal : contemporary indigenous narratives merge with ancient mythology / Wendy A.Wolfe
Bib ID 3970110
Format BookBook
Author
Wolfe, Wendy A
 
Description [York, W. A. : Hannahs], 2006 
iii, 50 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 30 cm. 
ISBN 0980295300
Summary

"Traditional culture: the Dreaming; Multi-dimensional beings; Ancestral beings and the stars; Aboriginal art; Relationship to the land; Influence of traditional background -- Northern Australia: entities and good sense; Wandjinas; Arnhem Land: A frightening object; Disturbing events; Abductions -- Central Australia: objects over the ranges; Family attitudes and experiences; Visitors to Earth; Viewing from a different lifestyle -- Encounters and folklore: the Dreaming today; Missing time; Hair covered beings -- A menacing enigma -- Appendix: the link between Wandjinas and plasma physics; Loss of a world cultural monument and research site." AIATSIS.

Notes

Bibliography: p. 49-50.

Subjects Aboriginal Australians -- Folklore.  |  Parapsychology.  |  Art - Subjects - Wandjina.  |  Art - Subjects - Ancestral / totemic beings.  |  Stories and motifs - Devils, monsters, evil spirits, hairy men, bunyips.  |  Art - Art motifs.  |  Dampier Archipelago / Murujuga (WA West Pilbara SF50-02)
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