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Moon story / told by Minoota Pootchemunka, Mary Wolmby & Alice Kowearpta ; translated from Wik-Mungkan by Pat Pootchemunka & Koppa Yunkaporta ; illustrated by Jack Bell
Bib ID 4200794
Format BookBook
Author
Pootchemunka, Minoota, 1900-1991
 
Description [Thuringowa, Qld.] : Black Ink Press, c2007 
33 p. : col. ill., ports. ; 15 cm. 
ISBN 9781863340274
Summary

"The Moon story - traditional story of the Pootchemunka family and the people whose land includes Ti-Tree Lagoon south of Aurukun tells of how the moon looked like a fish, and tricked two young women into becoming his wives."--Provided by publisher.

Notes

"This traditional story is the property of those families whose land includes Ti-Tree Lagoon in Western Cape York Peninsula, Queensland."--P. [i].

Text translated from Wik-Munkan (Wik Mungkan) to English.

Subjects Tales -- Queensland -- Ti Tree Waterhole.  |  Moon -- Folklore.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Queensland -- Aurukun Region -- Folklore.  |  Stories and motifs - Moon.  |  Wik Mungkan people (Y57) (Qld SD54-07)  |  Wik Mungkan language Y57.  |  Ti Tree Waterhole (Qld.) -- Folklore.  |  Aurukun Region (Qld.) -- Folklore.  |  Ti Tree Lagoon (Qld NW Cape York SD54-07)
Other authors/contributors Wolmby, Mary, 1908-1992  |  Kowearpta, Alice, 1916-1986  |  Pootchemunka, Pat, 1938-  |  Yunkaporta, Koppa, 1919-1992  |  Bell, Jack, 1950-
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Mul kep

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