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Ku Kananganthan-ka Marra-re-ka Kadibarlbarldha

Smiler, Edwina Ngarramanantha (1979). Ku Kananganthan-ka Marra-re-ka Kadibarlbarldha. Port Keats, N.T.: Wadeye Press.

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Title Ku Kananganthan-ka Marra-re-ka Kadibarlbarldha
Title (translated) When the emu could fly
Author(s) Smiler, Edwina Ngarramanantha
Illustrator(s) Kungkul, Angelo Wuminhkem
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Language Murrinh-Patha
Place of Publication Port Keats, N.T.
Publisher Wadeye Press
Date Published 1979
Community source Wadeye (Port Keats)
Scan source CDU - LAAL
Provenance Hard copy taken from CDU library special collection
LA Number 3109057
Description (note) "Ku Kananganthan-ka Marra-re-ka Kadibarlbarldha, 'When the Emu could fly' was told by some elders to Sister Camilla Mary and was later published in 'Aboriginal Children's Stories' in English by Kormilda College, Darwin. This story has been written in Murrinh-patha by Edwina Smiler. The illustrations were done by Angelo Kungkul. This book is intended to provide easy reading post- primer material for people literate in Murrinh-patha, a language spoken by approximately 900 Aboriginals at Port Keats, Northern Australia."
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Category Traditional
Keyword(s) emus
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