This collection of Aboriginal myths and legends, from all parts of the continent, includes creation stories, legends about natural features such as the sun, moon, stars, rivers, lakes and shores, stories of birds and animals, and hero tales. Includes a substantial Aboriginal-English, English-Aboriginal word list, with a short selection of phrases and sentences and an indication of the origin of the words.
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LEGENDS OF BIRDS
LEGENDS OF SUN MOON AND STARS
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Aboriginal animals asked babies Bahloo Baiame Baiame's bandicoot bark blue-tongued lizard body boomerang Brolga brother Brush Turkey bush camp canoe cave climbed cockatoo corroboree cried crow dancing darkness Dinewan duck Eagle-hawk earth Evil eyes father fire fish flames flesh flowers Flying Fox frog girl goanna grass ground grub Harrimiah head hunters hunting husband insects kangaroo Keen Keeng Kookaburra kurdaitcha land laugh live lizard looked Lyre Bird magpie Marmoo moon morning mother mountain Mullian Mullian-ga Narahdarn Narran river native Nepelle nest never night Nullandi Nurunderi Perindi plain platypus possum Priepriggie Punjel river singing sleep snake spear spirit star stone tarlina tell Thardid Jimbo therlinya throwing stick totem tree tribe verb Wahn waiting wallaby wedge-tailed eagle wife willy wagtail wind Winjarning wirinun wives woman wombat woomera Wunda Wurrunah Wyju Wyungara young women