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Eagle's Nest : Warlawurru Manngutjarra - June Wulkutjukurr Richards

Eagle's Nest

Warlawurru Manngutjarra

Hardcover Published: 1st January 1997
ISBN: 9781875641321
Number Of Pages: 40
For Ages: 7 - 8 years old

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A man is out hunting with his two wives and his brother. They find an eagle's nest and he climbs up to get the eagle babies. His brother runs off with the wives, leaving him stranded in a tree. This traditional story is told in English and Ngaanyatjarra and comes from the region near the intersection of the WA, NT and SA borders.

About the Author

When she was about three years old, her parents placed June in the Warburton mission dormitory because there was no food in the bush. Richards says that she was well cared for by the United Anglican Mission staff. She went to school in Warburton, Western Australia. Richards was one of the contributors to the Ngaanyatjarra-Ngaatjatjarra to English Dictionary (2003).

In 2008 Richards won the Western Australian Artist Award for her art works which address contemporary issues confronting Indigenous Australians.

ISBN: 9781875641321
ISBN-10: 1875641327
Audience: Children
For Ages: 7 - 8 years old
For Grades: 2 - 3
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 40
Published: 1st January 1997
Publisher: Magabala Books
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 28.2 x 19.3
Weight (kg): 0.350

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