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The bunyip and other mythical monsters and legends / Charles Barrett
Bib ID 711741
Format BookBook
Author
Barrett, Charles, 1879-1959
 
Description Melbourne : Reed & Harris, 1946 
120 p. : ill. ; 22 cm. 
Summary

Bunyip (Barwon River, N.S.W., Great Lake, Tasmania); the Mochel Mochel of the Darling Downs; myths of Narrinyeri, Euahlayi of bunyip nature; Mindi, the snake myth of Victoria; Kurrea, the snake myth of N.S.W., great snake myth of the Arunta people; Rainbow Serpent of Arnhem Land, Wessel Island; snake man of the Mungarai tribe; Lightning Brothers of Delemere (Wardaman), Wondjina of Kimberleys; notes on the Great Sea Serpent (Moha Moha) of Great Barrier Reef; Creation myths - Port Phillip, Murray River, Elcho Island, Central Australia, Darling River, relates legend of why the koala is sacred and why they can eat it but not skin it as they do other animals; plates show representation in rock art paintings & engravings.

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Cover title: The bunyip.

Subjects Animals, Mythical -- Australia.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Folklore.  |  Yuwaalaraay / Euahlayi / Yuwaaliyaay people (D27) (NSW SH55-07)  |  Animals.  |  Stories and motifs - Rainbow serpent.  |  Stories and motifs - Koalas.  |  Mangarrayi / Mangarayi people (N78) (NT SD53-09)  |  Stories and motifs - Lightning Brothers.  |  Stories and motifs - Creation / Cosmology.  |  Stories and motifs - Devils, monsters, evil spirits, hairy men, bunyips.  |  Ngarrindjeri / Narrinjeri people (S69) (SA SI54-13)  |  Art - Rock art - Painting.  |  Art - Subjects - Wandjina.  |  Arrernte / Aranda people (C8) (NT SG53-02)  |  Wardaman people (N35) (NT SD52-16)  |  Southwest New South Wales (SW NSW SI54, SI55)  |  Darling River (NSW SH55, SI54)  |  Barwon River (N NSW SH55)  |  Elcho Island (East Arnhem Land NT SC53-15, SD53-03)  |  Western Australia - Central Australia (WA SE52, SF52, SG52)  |  Delamere (North NT SD52-16)  |  Northern Territory - Central NT.  |  Port Phillip / Western Port area (Vic SJ55-09)  |  Great Barrier Reef (SD55, SE55, SF56)  |  Eastern Tasmania (E Tas SK55-06)  |  Port Phillip / Western Port area (Vic SJ55)  |  South East Queensland (SE Qld SG56, SH56)  |  River Murray (SW NSW, N Vic, SE SA SI54, SI55)  |  Wessel Islands (East Arnhem Land NT SC53-15)  |  Northern Territory Top End (NT)  |  North West Victoria (NW Vic SI55)  |  East Kimberley area (WA SD52, SE52)
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