The Resource Tales from the Aborigines, by W.E. (Bill) Harney

Tales from the Aborigines, by W.E. (Bill) Harney

Label
Tales from the Aborigines
Title
Tales from the Aborigines
Statement of responsibility
by W.E. (Bill) Harney
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Stories from traditional storytellers about Pleaides, ancestral heroes; Wardaman stories of Lightning Brothers; Pitjantjatjara origins of Katatjuta; Wardaman and Mudbura stories of evil spirits, the Wulgaru; cautionary tales for children about disobeying the law from Wogait, Gagadju, Tiwi, Mara, Uwaidja, Ngalkan and Ngalkban storytellers; post contact stories of post survival of Pongi-Pongi family, conflict between Aboriginal and European law relating to family relationships, work of trackers; Uluru sacred sites
Cataloging source
VCAV
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1895-1962
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Harney, W. E.
Dewey number
398.2/09/94
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Legends
Label
Tales from the Aborigines, by W.E. (Bill) Harney
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
000002500743
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
189 p., [12] p. of plates
Immediate source of acquisition
RB copy - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Other physical details
ill., ports
Label
Tales from the Aborigines, by W.E. (Bill) Harney
Publication
Control code
000002500743
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
189 p., [12] p. of plates
Immediate source of acquisition
RB copy - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Other physical details
ill., ports

Library Locations

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      -35.292556 149.118617
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