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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LEGENDS OF BIRDS
LEGENDS OF SUN MOON AND STARS
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Aboriginal animals arms asked babies Bahloo Baiame beautiful began birds blood body brother bush called camp canoe carry climbed close coming crow dancing darkness duck earth Evil eyes father feet fell fire fish flames flowers flying followed girls give grass grew ground hand head heard hole hunters hunting husband insects kangaroo kill knew lake land laugh leave light live lizard looked moon morning mother mountain native nest never night Nurunderi plain quickly reached returned river rock seen side singing sleep snake sound spear spirit star stick stone strange tell thing thought throwing told took tree tribe turned verb voice Wahn waiting walked wife wind wives woman women young