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Booroola Nganka : Derby stories / [edited by Colleen Hattersley]
Bib ID 63027
Format BookBook
Description Derby, W.A. : Yuriny Aboriginal Cultural Centre 2001 
vii, 64 p. : col. ill., map, ports. ; 22 cm. 
ISBN 0957987706 (paperback)
Summary

Stories and poems by eight storytellers from the Derby region in Western Australia, topics include Bungarun leprosarium, droving during World War II, early days in Derby, working life and some brief life histories.

Notes

"These stories were collected and compiled in the year 2000 by Colleen Hattersley and Rosemary Murray on behalf of the Yuriny Aboriginal Cultural Centre, Derby, Western Australia, for a pilot project about storytelling"--Verso of t.p.

Subjects Aboriginal Australians -- Western Australia -- Derby -- Biography.  |  Bunuba / Punuba people (K5) (WA SE51-08)  |  Ngarinyin / Ungarinyin people (K18) (WA SE52-01)  |  Occupations - Pastoral industry workers - Drovers / Stockmen.  |  History - Biographies.  |  Nyikina people (K3) (WA SE51-11)  |  Walmajarri / Walmatjarri people (A66) (WA SE51-16)  |  Warrwa / Warwa people (K10) (WA SE51-07)  |  Literature and stories - Story telling and story tellers.  |  Health - Infectious diseases - Leprosy.  |  Derby (W.A.) -- History.  |  Derby (WA West Kimberley SE51-07)
Other authors/contributors Murray, Rose  |  Hattersley, Colleen, 1944-  |  Yuriny Aboriginal Cultural Centre
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