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Gadi Mirrabooka: Australian Aboriginal Tales from the Dreaming

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Take a journey into the fascinating world of Australia's Aboriginal culture with this unique collection of 33 authentic, unaltered stories brought to you by three Aboriginal storyteller custodians! Unlike other compilations of tales that were modified and published without permission from the Aboriginal people, these stories are now presented with approval from Aboriginal

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Hardcover, First Edition, 135 pages
Published November 15th 2001 by Libraries Unlimited
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Em
May 26, 2016 rated it liked it
I skipped Part 1, Australia and the Aboriginal People, so I am unable to review that section of the book. I enjoyed Part 2, The Tales though -- I chose the book because I wanted to read Dreamtime stories, and it delivered.

The stories are creative, yet logical, and I learnt a lot about the Dreaming and how Australia's landscapes, animals and plants came to be. I was disappointed that only one of the 33 stories was from Western Australia (about half are from New South Wales); it would have been
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Corrie
May 12, 2009 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: folk-fairytales
Great collection of background information on Australian Aborigines, stories and pictures.
Judy
Jan 07, 2017 rated it really liked it
Wonderful tales to be shared with the young ones about me as they grow
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An excellent reference work for storytellers as there are ample source notes and contextual information, and permission was obtained from the original tellers for others to reuse their work.
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