Luurnpa, the Magical Kingfisher
A Dreaming Narrative Belonging to Bai Bai Napangarti
Edited by Christine Nicholls
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Luurnpa, the Magical Kingfisher by Christine Nicholls
Book DescriptionThis is a traditional Dreaming narrative, belonging to Bai Bai Napangarti from the Balgo Hills region of Western Australia. It tells the story of Luurnpa, who saves the Kukatja people from dying of thirst by showing them his magic rock hole full of water.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781876288242
(243mm x 158mm x 3mm)
Imprint: Working Title Press
Publisher: Working Title Press
Publish Date: 4-Jun-2007
Country of Publication: Australia
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