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The two rainbow serpents travelling : mura track narratives from the 'Corner Country' / Jeremy Beckett and Luise Hercus
Bib ID 4650153
Format BookBook
Author
Beckett, Jeremy, 1931-
 
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Description Canberra : ANU E Press, c2009 
x, 93 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), maps, ports. 25 cm. 
ISBN 9781921536922
Series

Aboriginal history monograph ; 18.

Summary

The 'Corner Country', where Queensland, South Australia and New South Wales now converge, was in Aboriginal tradition crisscrossed by the tracks of the mura, ancestral beings, who named the country as they travelled, linking place to language.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Also available in an electronic version via the Internet at the publisher's home page: http://epress.anu.edu.au/

Subjects Rainbow serpent.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Religion.  |  Adnyamathanha people (L10) (SA SH54-09)  |  Language - Vocabulary - Place names.  |  Wandjiwalgu people (D21) (NSW SH54-12)  |  Sites - Dreaming tracks.  |  Wangkumara / Wanggumara people (L25) (Qld SG54-15)  |  Stories and motifs - Rainbow serpent.  |  Paakantyi / Paakantji / Barkindji people (D12) (NSW SI54-03)  |  Sites - Sites of significance.  |  Malyangapa / Malyangaba people (L8) (NSW SH54-11)  |  Lake Callabonna (NE SA SH54-06)  |  Paroo River (SW Qld SF54, SG55, NW NSW SH55)  |  Yandama (NW NSW SH54-07)  |  Mintiwarda / Peak Hill (NW NSW SH54-07)  |  Ularara Waterhole (NW NSW SH55-05)  |  Lake Yantara (NW NSW SH54-07)  |  Paralana (NE SA SH54-10)
Other authors/contributors Hercus, L. A. (Luise Anna), 1926-2018
Available From WK Hancock Library, The Australian National University Acton ACT 0200 

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