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The Resource Wise women of the dreamtime : Aboriginal tales of the ancestral powers, collected by K. Langloh Parker : edited with commentary by Johanna Lambert

Wise women of the dreamtime : Aboriginal tales of the ancestral powers, collected by K. Langloh Parker : edited with commentary by Johanna Lambert

Label
Wise women of the dreamtime : Aboriginal tales of the ancestral powers
Title
Wise women of the dreamtime
Title remainder
Aboriginal tales of the ancestral powers
Statement of responsibility
collected by K. Langloh Parker : edited with commentary by Johanna Lambert
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Collection of stories by women and analysis of each story; initiations and ceremonies; origins of humanity; behavioural codes for society; child rearing practices; social sharing; role of women in male conflicts; ancestral powers; animal powers; magical powers; healing; life cycles of women
Dewey number
398.20994
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1856-1940
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Parker, K. Langloh
  • Lambert, Johanna
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ceremonies - Initiation
  • Ceremonies - Women
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Aboriginal Australians
Label
Wise women of the dreamtime : Aboriginal tales of the ancestral powers, collected by K. Langloh Parker : edited with commentary by Johanna Lambert
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published 1933
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
Machine derived contents note: Acknowledgments -- Preface -- Introduction -- Tales of the Ancestral Powers -- Wahwee and Nerida: The Water Monster and the Water Lily -- Dinewan the Man Changes to Dinewan the Emu -- Sturt's Desert Pea, the Blood Flower -- Where the Frost Comes From -- Tales of the Animal Powers -- Murgah Muggui, the Spider -- Bralgah, the Dancing Bird -- Piggiebillah, the Porcupine -- The Rainbird -- Tales of the Magical Powers -- Moodoobahngul, the Widow -- The Wirreenun Woman and Her Wirreenun Son -- The Redbreasts -- The Wagtail and the Rainbow -- Tales of Healing -- Goonur, the Woman-Doctor -- The Bunbundoolooeys -- Bibliography
Control code
000009846285
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xvi, 144 p.
Isbn
9780892814770
Label
Wise women of the dreamtime : Aboriginal tales of the ancestral powers, collected by K. Langloh Parker : edited with commentary by Johanna Lambert
Publication
Note
Originally published 1933
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
Machine derived contents note: Acknowledgments -- Preface -- Introduction -- Tales of the Ancestral Powers -- Wahwee and Nerida: The Water Monster and the Water Lily -- Dinewan the Man Changes to Dinewan the Emu -- Sturt's Desert Pea, the Blood Flower -- Where the Frost Comes From -- Tales of the Animal Powers -- Murgah Muggui, the Spider -- Bralgah, the Dancing Bird -- Piggiebillah, the Porcupine -- The Rainbird -- Tales of the Magical Powers -- Moodoobahngul, the Widow -- The Wirreenun Woman and Her Wirreenun Son -- The Redbreasts -- The Wagtail and the Rainbow -- Tales of Healing -- Goonur, the Woman-Doctor -- The Bunbundoolooeys -- Bibliography
Control code
000009846285
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xvi, 144 p.
Isbn
9780892814770

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