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The Feathered serpent : the mythological genesis and recreative ritual of the Aboriginal tribes of the Northern Territory of Australia, the Kuppapoingo ... / chanted and translated by the old-men of these tribes to Roland Robinson ; with a foreword by T.G.H. Strehlow
Bib ID 48011
Format BookBook
Description Sydney : Edwards & Shaw, 1956 
xvi, 87 p. : ill. (part col.), col. map ; 28 cm. 
Series

Marcie Muir collection of Australian children's books.

Summary

Field work 1954; myths from Haasts Bluff, Areyonga, Milingimbi, Port Keats, Daly River & Beswick (near Roper River); all stories relating to the lifeforce of nature, manifesting itself through life cycle & the eternal source and meaning of the spirit of life; tales told and translated by men of the tribes (Kuppapoingo, Jumbapoingo, Birrikilli, Miarr-Miarr, Leaquwulmirree, Murinbata, Djamunjun, Djauan, Ngalarkan, Aranda, Luritja, Pitjantjara)

Subjects Aboriginal Australians -- Folklore.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Northern Territory -- Religion.  |  Legends -- Northern Territory.  |  Djinang / Dyinang language (N94.1) (NT SD53-02)  |  Burarra language (N82) (NT SD53-02)  |  Arrernte / Aranda language (C8) (NT SG53-02)  |  Ngalakan people (N77) (NT SE53-02)  |  Jawoyn people (N57) (NT SD53-09)  |  Arrernte / Aranda people (C8) (NT SG53-02)  |  Burarra people (N82) (NT SD53-02)  |  Liyagalawumirr / Layagalawumirr people (N108) (NT SD53-02)  |  Murrinhpatha language (N3) (NT SD52-11)  |  Liyagalawumirr / Layagalawumirr language (N108) (NT SD53-02)  |  Stories and motifs - Fire.  |  Stories and motifs - Snakes.  |  Djambarrpuyngu language (N115) (NT SD53-03)  |  Luritja / Loritja language (C7.1) (NT SG52-04)  |  Jaminjung / Djaminjung language (N18) (NT SD52-15)  |  Djambarrpuyngu people (N115) (NT SD53-03)  |  Stories and motifs - Flood.  |  Djinang / Dyinang people (N94.1) (NT SD53-02)  |  Stories and motifs - Creation / Cosmology.  |  Environment - Land management - Fire.  |  Jawoyn language (N57) (NT SD53-09)  |  Gupapuyngu language (N122.1) (NT SD53-03)  |  Jaminjung / Djaminjung people (N18) (NT SD52-15)  |  Gupapuyngu people (N122.1) (NT SD53-03)  |  Pitjantjatjara people (C6) (NT SG52-11)  |  Stories and motifs - Dingoes / dogs.  |  Luritja / Loritja people (C7.1) (NT SG52-04)  |  Murrinhpatha people (N3) (NT SD52-11)  |  Ngalakan language (N77) (NT SE53-02)  |  Pitjantjatjara language (C6) (NT SG52-11)  |  Roper River (NT Top End SD53-09, SD53-10, SD53-11)  |  Wadeye / Port Keats (Daly River NT Top End SD52-11)  |  Milingimbi (Central Arnhem Land NT SD53-02)  |  Areyonga (South Central NT SG53-01)  |  Daly Waters (North NT SE53-01)  |  Wugularr / Beswick (NT Top End Upper Roper SD53-09)  |  Ikuntji / Haasts Bluff (South Central NT SF52-16)
Other authors/contributors Robinson, Roland, 1912-1992

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