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When the world was new : in rainbow snake land / written by Catherine Berndt ; illustrated by Raymond Meeks
Bib ID 688700
Format BookBook
Author
Berndt, Catherine H. (Catherine Helen), 1918-1994
 
Description Gosford, N.S.W. : Bookshelf, 1988 
31 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 22 cm. 
ISBN 0725310081
Series

Bookshelf. Stage 5.

Summary

Five stories from the western side of Arnhem Land explain the myths of the Arnhemlanders.

Notes

"These stories were originally told to the author by Nganalgindja in the Gunwinggu language."

For primary school students.

Subjects Aboriginal Australians -- Northern Territory -- Arnhem Land -- Folklore -- Juvenile literature.  |  Stories and motifs - Rainbow serpent.  |  Stories and motifs - Eagles / hawks / crows.  |  Stories and motifs - Sun.  |  Stories and motifs - Fish.  |  Stories and motifs - Crocodiles.  |  Stories and motifs - Insects.  |  Literature and stories - Juvenile.  |  Stories and motifs - Billabongs.  |  Gunbalanya / Oenpelli (West Arnhem Land NT SD53-01)
Other authors/contributors Meeks, Arone Raymond  |  Nganalgindja

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