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How the Birds got their Colours (An Aboriginal Story)

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Would you like to hear a story from long ago? My mother used to tell me lots of stories, but this story I loved the best, because I loved the birds.

Mary Albert, Bardi tribe,
Western Australia
Paperback, 32 pages
Published April 28th 1985 by Slawson Communications, Inc.
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Gul
'How the birds got their colours' is based on a story told by Mary Albert of the Bardi tribe to the Aboriginal children of Western Australia. As the title of the book clearly shows it is about how the birds got their colours. The book travels back in time to when the world was first created. Long ago the birds were all black till one day the dove flew around in search of food. As the dove flew down to the ground to catch his target he landed on a sharp stick. He fell sick and lay on the ground f ...more
JoYee Chu
Something read when i was really REALLY REALLY young, kinda wish i got a copy of the book. :(
Jim
the edition i have is spelled "...got their colours"
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