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The magic snake : being a group of stories for children concerning the habits, customs, beliefs, ceremonies, corroborees and legends of the Australian Aborigines / stories by William Linklater ; illustrated and edited by Mavis Mallinson
Bib ID 6221437
Format BookBook [text, volume]
Author
Linklater, William, 1867-1959, author
 
Description Carlisle, Western Australia : Hesperian Press, 2013 
©2013 
95 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm 
ISBN 9780859053716
Summary

Billy was the author of "Gather No Moss", a NT classic. He wrote of the Territory when it was young. These are his collected legends of the Warramunga tribe among whom he lived and worked for many years. A forgotten classic of the North. Originally published in 1946.

Notes

First published 1946 by The Currawong Publishing Company, Sydney.

"Australian stories of adventure and legend among the Aborigines of the Northern Territory"--Cover.

For children.

Subjects Aboriginal Australians -- Northern Territory.  |  Children's stories, Australian.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Folklore -- Juvenile literature.  |  Kalkatungu / Kalkadoon people (G13) (Qld SF54-02)  |  Fishing - Fish traps.  |  Literature and stories - Juvenile.  |  Warumungu people (C18) (NT SE53-10)  |  Gathering - Plants - Yams.  |  Wardaman people (N35) (NT SD52-16)  |  Dance - Recreational - Corroboree.  |  Cultural protocols - Mourning.  |  Dance - Ceremonial.  |  Gathering - Honey.  |  Gathering - Plants - Roots and tubers.  |  Hunting - Birds.  |  Garrwa / Garrawa / Garawa people (N155) (NT SE53-08)  |  Banka Banka (North NT SE53-10)  |  Anthony Lagoon (North NT Barkly Tablelands SE53-07)  |  Katherine River (NT Top End SD53-05, SD53-09, SD53-12)  |  Gregory River (Qld Gulf SE54-05, SE54-09)  |  Roper River map area (East Arnhem Land NT SD53-11)  |  Nappa Merrie (SW Qld SG54-15)  |  Australian
Other authors/contributors Mallinson, Mavis, illustrator, editor
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245 1 4 |aThe magic snake :|bbeing a group of stories for children concerning the habits, customs, beliefs, ceremonies, corroborees and legends of the Australian Aborigines /|cstories by William Linklater ; illustrated and edited by Mavis Mallinson.
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500 |aFirst published 1946 by The Currawong Publishing Company, Sydney.
500 |a"Australian stories of adventure and legend among the Aborigines of the Northern Territory"--Cover.
520 |aBilly was the author of "Gather No Moss", a NT classic. He wrote of the Territory when it was young. These are his collected legends of the Warramunga tribe among whom he lived and worked for many years. A forgotten classic of the North. Originally published in 1946.
521 |aFor children.
650 0 |aAboriginal Australians|zNorthern Territory.
650 0 |aChildren's stories, Australian.
650 0 |aAboriginal Australians|xFolklore|vJuvenile literature.
650 7 |aKalkatungu / Kalkadoon people (G13) (Qld SF54-02)|2aiatsisl
650 7 |aFishing - Fish traps.|2aiatsiss
650 7 |aLiterature and stories - Juvenile.|2aiatsiss
650 7 |aWarumungu people (C18) (NT SE53-10)|2aiatsisl
650 7 |aGathering - Plants - Yams.|2aiatsiss
650 7 |aWardaman people (N35) (NT SD52-16)|2aiatsisl
650 7 |aDance - Recreational - Corroboree.|2aiatsiss
650 7 |aCultural protocols - Mourning.|2aiatsiss
650 7 |aDance - Ceremonial.|2aiatsiss
650 7 |aGathering - Honey.|2aiatsiss
650 7 |aGathering - Plants - Roots and tubers.|2aiatsiss
650 7 |aHunting - Birds.|2aiatsiss
650 7 |aGarrwa / Garrawa / Garawa people (N155) (NT SE53-08)|2aiatsisl
651 7 |aBanka Banka (North NT SE53-10)|2aiatsisp
651 7 |aAnthony Lagoon (North NT Barkly Tablelands SE53-07)|2aiatsisp
651 7 |aKatherine River (NT Top End SD53-05, SD53-09, SD53-12)|2aiatsisp
651 7 |aGregory River (Qld Gulf SE54-05, SE54-09)|2aiatsisp
651 7 |aRoper River map area (East Arnhem Land NT SD53-11)|2aiatsisp
651 7 |aNappa Merrie (SW Qld SG54-15)|2aiatsisp
653 |aAustralian
700 1 |aMallinson, Mavis,|eillustrator,|eeditor.|4ill|4edt
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