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The world of the Australian Aborigines is so full of extraordinary force and beauty that the idea of natural miracles, or what we might call magic, can seem quite normal. So natural magic figures very strongly in their stories, and in their lives. However as people are part of nature too, selfishness, greed, jealousy; also love, courage and a sense of humour are readily described in nature just as in men and women.

  • Dream Time
  • Where Fire came FromThe Rainbow Snake
  • Crows and Eagles
  • The Bunyee Bunyees
  • Bohrah the Kangaroo
  • Birwain and Nerida
  • How the Emu lost her Wings.

©1997 Montgomery Music Ltd (P)1997 Montgomery Music Ltd

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"...presents the Aboriginal world view with wit and economy..." ( Independent)

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Fantastic mythology

Brilliant collection of stories told in a light hearted way great for children and adults alike