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The girl from the Great Sandy Desert / written by Jukuna Mona Chuguna and Pat Lowe ; illustrated by Mervyn Street
Bib ID 6541235
Format BookBook [text, still image, volume]
Author
Chuguna, Jukuna Mona, author
 
Description Broome, Western Australia : Magabala Books, 2015 
©2015 
98 pages : illustrations, 1 map, photographs ; 21 cm 
ISBN 9781922142054 (paperback)
Summary

The Girl from the Great Sandy Desert is the charming account of the life of Mana, a young Walmajarri girl, and her family, in the desert country of north-west Australia. Simultaneously delightful tales of children growing up and a social and cultural history of a way of life, Mona Chuguna’s semi-autobiographical stories are set before European settlement impacted on the lives of the people of the Great Sandy Desert, and before they left their homelands.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

For adolescent children.

Subjects Walmajarri (Australian people) -- Western Australia -- Social life and customs.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Western Australia -- Social life and customs.  |  History - Biographies - Indigenous - Autobiographies.  |  Walmajarri / Walmatjarri people (A66) (WA SE51-16)  |  Death - Mourning.  |  Stories and motifs - Dingoes / dogs.  |  Literature and stories - Juvenile.  |  Stories and motifs - Water sources.  |  Great Sandy Desert (W.A.) -- Social life and customs.  |  Australian
Other authors/contributors Lowe, Pat, 1941- author  |  Street, Mervyn, illustrator

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