Aboriginal Fables and Legendary Tales
By (author) A.W. Reed
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Aboriginal Fables and Legendary Tales by A.W. Reed
Book DescriptionHow did snakes become poisonous? Why are there black swans only in Australia? Learn a bout the powerful Rainbow Snake, red and black flying foxes, the Eagle-hawk and the Medicine-man in these incredible tales of the Dramtime. So much of traditional Aboriginal storytelling teaches us about the animal world and the spiritual bond shared between the Aboriginal people and nature.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781876334109
(198mm x 129mm x 10mm)
Imprint: Reed Natural History Australia
Publisher: New Holland Publishers
Publish Date: 1-Apr-1998
Country of Publication: Australia
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