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The bunyip and other mythical monsters and legends / Charles Barrett.

The bunyip and other mythical monsters and legends / Charles Barrett.
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ISBN 7270006598
Author Barrett, Charles, 1879-1959
Title The bunyip and other mythical monsters and legends / Charles Barrett.
Publisher &/or associated date/s Melbourne : Reed & Harris, 1946.
Description 120 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Note Cover title: The bunyip.
Summary Bunyip (Barwon River, N.S.W., Great Lake, Tasmania); the Mochel Mochel of the Darling Downs; myths of Narrinyeri, Euahlayi of bunyip nature; Mindi, the snake myth of Victoria; Kurrea, the snake myth of N.S.W., great snake myth of the Arunta people; Rainbow Serpent of Arnhem Land, Wessel Island; snake man of the Mungarai tribe; Lightning Brothers of Delemere (Wardaman), Wondjina of Kimberleys; notes on the Great Sea Serpent (Moha Moha) of Great Barrier Reef; Creation myths - Port Phillip, Murray River, Elcho Island, Central Australia, Darling River, relates legend of why the koala is sacred and why they can eat it but not skin it as they do other animals; plates show representation in rock art paintings & engravings.
Subjects Aboriginal Australians -- Folklore.
Aborigines, Australian -- Legends
Animals, Mythical -- Australia
Animals, Mythical
Arrernte / Aranda people (C8) (NT SG53-02)
Arrernte people C8
Art - Rock art - Painting
Art - Subjects - Wandjina
Mangarrayi / Mangarayi people (N78) (NT SD53-09)
Mangarrayi people N78
Mythology, Aboriginal Australian
Ngarrindjeri / Narrinjeri people (S69) (SA SI54-13)
Ngarrindjeri people S69
Stories and motifs - Creation / Cosmology
Stories and motifs - Devils, monsters, evil spirits, hairy men, bunyips
Stories and motifs - Koalas
Stories and motifs - Lightning Brothers
Stories and motifs - Rainbow serpent
Wardaman people (N35) (NT SD52-16)
Yuwaalaraay / Euahlayi / Yuwaaliyaay people (D27) (NSW SH55-07)
Barwon River (N NSW SH55)
Darling River (NSW SH55, SI54)
Delamere (North NT SD52-16)
East Kimberley area (WA SD52, SE52)
Eastern Tasmania (E Tas SK55-06)
Elcho Island (East Arnhem Land NT SC53-15, SD53-03)
Great Barrier Reef (SD55, SE55, SF56)
North West Victoria (NW Vic SI55)
Northern Territory - Central NT.
Northern Territory Top End (NT)
Port Phillip / Western Port area (Vic SJ55)
Port Phillip / Western Port area (Vic SJ55-09)
River Murray (SW NSW, N Vic, SE SA SI54, SI55)
South East Queensland (SE Qld SG56, SH56)
Southwest New South Wales (SW NSW SI54, SI55)
Wessel Islands (East Arnhem Land NT SC53-15)
Western Australia - Central Australia (WA SE52, SF52, SG52)
Related title Bunyip.
Call number EDWARDS 398.24540899915 BAR (2 copies)
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A00852980 EDWARDS 398.24540899915 BAR 2c
Edwards Loan Collection   . Available to Museum Staff .  
A00339356 EDWARDS 398.24540899915 BAR
Edwards Collection   . Not for Loan .  
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