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A Children's Book of Aboriginal Stories

Citation

Pridmore, S, A Children's Book of Aboriginal Stories, Australia ISBN 978-1-86295-662-9 (2012) [Authored Other Book]

Abstract

Australian Aboriginal culture is the oldest culture on Earth. This Children’s book uses Aboriginal stories (which are tens of thousands of years old) to learn what we can about how we can get along together.

The Dreamtime was a time when the Aboriginal Ancestors (spirits, and the earliest people and animals) made the Earth the way we find it today.

These Dreamtime stories tell us what the Aboriginal Ancestors did, but they also tell us the way people and the spirits, and sometimes the animals, behaved toward each other.

This book is full of interesting Aboriginal stories. After each story it asks some questions that the reader can think about.

The author has written what he thinks. You may not agree. Have a think about these questions, and what you decide will be treasures you have made for yourself.

Item Details

Item Type:Authored Other Book
Keywords:Aboriginal culture, Dreamtime, indigenous culture, storytelling, children's stories
Research Division:Indigenous Studies
Research Group:Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture, language and history
Research Field:Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander literature, journalism and professional writing
Objective Division:Culture and Society
Objective Group:Communication
Objective Field:Literature
UTAS Author:Pridmore, S (Professor Saxby Pridmore)
ID Code:150814
Year Published:2012
Deposited By:Medicine
Deposited On:2022-07-01
Last Modified:2022-07-01
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