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The children of Tiger Wirirr / Bessie Doonday, Rex Johns, Veronica Lulu
Bib ID 5716902
Format BookBook
Author
Doonday, Bessie
 
Description Halls Creek, W.A. : Kimberley Language Resource Centre, 2009 
ii, 40 p. : ill. (some col.), 1 map, ports. ; 19 cm. 
ISBN 9781875167425
Summary

Bessie Doonday, Rex Johns and Veronica Lulu are the three children of Tiger Wirirr, a tradtional Walmajarri man of Paruku (Lake Gregory) in the north-east corner of the Great Sandy Desert in Western Australia. These personal accounts tell the remarkable story of a family's return to their father's country."--Back cover.

Notes

In English with some Jaru words.

Subjects Wirirr, Tiger.  |  Doonday, Bessie.  |  Johns, Rex.  |  Lulu, Veronica.  |  Walmajarri (Australian people) -- Western Australia -- Kimberley -- Biography.  |  Walmajarri (Australian people) -- Western Australia -- Kimberley -- Social life and customs -- History.  |  Painters, Aboriginal Australian -- Western Australia -- Kimberley -- Biography.  |  Kukatja people (A68) (WA SF52-02)  |  Religions - Christianity - Missions.  |  Occupations - Domestic servants.  |  Native title - Agreements - Indigenous Land Use.  |  Land rights - Handbacks.  |  Occupations - Pastoral industry workers - Drovers / Stockmen.  |  Walmajarri / Walmatjarri language (A66) (WA SE51-16)  |  History - Biographies - Indigenous - Autobiographies.  |  Walmajarri / Walmatjarri people (A66) (WA SE51-16)  |  Kimberley (W.A.) -- Biography.  |  Kimberley (W.A.) -- History.  |  Paruku / Lake Gregory (Central WA Great Sandy Desert SF52-01)  |  Billiluna / Kururrungku (Central WA Tanami Desert SE52-14)  |  Balgo / Wirrimanu (Central WA Tanami Desert SF52-02)  |  Mulan (WA East Kimberley SF52-02)  |  Australian
Other authors/contributors Johns, Rex  |  Lulu, Veronica  |  Kimberley Language Resource Centre
Available From PMB 11, Hall Creek WA 6770, info@klrc.org.au 

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