Tales from Arnhem Land


These tales are built round legends from the folk lore of the island aborigines of Northern Australia. They tell how the aborigines account for their first coming to Australia, how the Dreamtime heroes brought fire to them, and how the first tribesmen learnt the use of fire sticks. They account for the making of the first canoe and the coming of the dingo. They reveal how the aborigines credit natural features like waterholes and rivers, to the activities of creatures of the Dreamtime.

Publisher: Angus and Robertson
Date Published: 1959 (1st Ed.)
Book Condition: Very good hardcover with some mild tanning to pages. The dust jacket has some minor tears and chips and is still intact. Apart from a bookshop stamp on the front pastedown, the book is unmarked internally.


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