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The Resource Oceanic mythology : the myths of Polynesia, Micronesia, Melanesia, Australia, Roslyn Poignant

Oceanic mythology : the myths of Polynesia, Micronesia, Melanesia, Australia, Roslyn Poignant

Label
Oceanic mythology : the myths of Polynesia, Micronesia, Melanesia, Australia
Title
Oceanic mythology
Title remainder
the myths of Polynesia, Micronesia, Melanesia, Australia
Statement of responsibility
Roslyn Poignant
Creator
Subject
Summary
p.110-137; Myths and details of illustrations image of the spirit of the long grass, Morkulkualuan (Katherine), Djanggawul, Kunapipi (commenting on womens part in ceremony), the snake (Wollonga (Warramunga); Ayers Rock (Pitjantatjara); Wadi Gudjara (Western Desert), the Hard Yam woman & the Arrowroot man (Wikmunkan); Sivri the seagull (Mabuiag & Cape York); sky heroes of the south-east (Wotjobaluk); other myths - How Gidja the moon made a woman (Bloomfield R.); the whale and the starfish (Lake Illawarra); the Muramura (Dieri); the allpowerful fathers of the Aranda; the Mamandabari of the Walbiri; the Wondjina (Kimberley); the Lightning Brothers (Wardaman); Kunmanggur & Tjinimin the bat (Murinbata); the Great mother, the Rainbow Snake, the Wawalag Sisters, Jurawadbad the snake man, why men die, moon bone cycle (Arnhem Land); Extensively illustrated
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Poignant, Roslyn
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Mythology, Aboriginal Australian
  • Mythology, Oceanian
Label
Oceanic mythology : the myths of Polynesia, Micronesia, Melanesia, Australia, Roslyn Poignant
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 1638
Control code
M0050559
Dimensions
28cm
Extent
141p.
Immediate source of acquisition
  • Copy 2 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
  • Copy 3 - donation from ATSIC Library
Isbn
9780600023722
Other physical details
ill. , map
Stock number
5138
System control number
0072505
Label
Oceanic mythology : the myths of Polynesia, Micronesia, Melanesia, Australia, Roslyn Poignant
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 1638
Control code
M0050559
Dimensions
28cm
Extent
141p.
Immediate source of acquisition
  • Copy 2 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
  • Copy 3 - donation from ATSIC Library
Isbn
9780600023722
Other physical details
ill. , map
Stock number
5138
System control number
0072505

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