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Author Thompson, Liz, 1963- author

Title Turtle dreaming : a story from Maningrida Community / Maningrida Aboriginal Community with Liz Thompson
Published Port Melbourne, Vic. : Pearson Australia, 2010
Melbourne, Victoria : Pearson Australia, 2010


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'BOOL CRC  398.0899915 Sos Ndj/Tda  AVAILABLE
 W'BOOL CRC  398.0899915 Sos Ndj/Tda  AVAILABLE
Description 24 pages : colour illustrations ; 29 cm
regular print
Series Sharing our stories
Thompson, Liz, 1963- Sharing our stories
Contents Table of contents includes: Our community -- Sharing our story -- Turtle dreaming -- Our children's voices -- Our old people's voices -- Sharing the story in Ndjebbana language -- Glossary
Summary Each Sharing Our Stories focuses on one Indigenous Australian community. The opening of each book is built around a series of photographs describing the local community setting, and establishing the community in a particular place and time. Following this is one story shared by that particular community, which conveys a message connected to the group's traditions or social conventions. The stories are illustrated with paintings and drawings by children from the local community. Using a mixture of traditional and modern-day influences, the artwork brings the stories to life through the children's personal interpretations. This is followed by quotes and photographic portraits of local children and elders. This provides a unique opportunity to meet the community that have shared their story, and to gain insight into what the story means to them. Each book concludes with the story retold in language
Notes Cover title
Previously published: Pearson Rigby, 2008
Audience For primary school age
Notes Australian Educational Publishing Awards, Overall Winner
Subject Aboriginal Australians -- Folklore -- Juvenile literature.
Aboriginal Australians -- Folklore.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Northern Territory -- Arnhem Land -- Folklore -- Juvenile literature
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Northern Territory -- Arnhem Land -- Folklore
English language -- Study and teaching.
Indigenous peoples -- Dreaming
Ndjebbana language.
Reading comprehension -- Study and teaching.
Turtles -- Folklore -- Juvenile literature.
Turtles -- Juvenile literature.
Turtles -- Australia -- Arnhem Land (N.T.) -- Folklore.
Turtles -- Australia -- Arnhem Land (N.T.) -- Folklore -- Juvenile literature.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Arnhem Land (N.T.) -- Folklore -- Juvenile literature.
Author Thompson, Liz, 1963-
Maningrida Aboriginal Community, author
ISBN 1442526122 (paperback)
9781442526129 (paperback)