Aboriginal Stories

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Reed New Holland, 1999 - Travel - 230 pages
A wealth of poetic and imaginative tales from Aboriginal cultural heritage.Aboriginal Stories presents a collection of myths and legends gathered from various sources, representing the rich and diverse tapestry of beliefs of Aboriginal people throughout Australia. Tales range from creation myths and legends of the sun, moon and stars to legends of animals, birds, rivers, lakes and shores, as well as hero stories. In addition there are lists of Aboriginal words arranged alphabetically - English to Aboriginal and Aboriginal to English - together with a short selection of common phrases and sentences.

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Contents

Introduction
7
LEGENDS OF BIRDS
14
LEGENDS OF SUN MOON AND STARS
45
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