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aboriginal culture Quotes

Three of the best book quotes about aboriginal culture
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The story of a boy who is scared of the bad spirit, the Hairyman, who roams his house at night. But, when he is befriended by a green tree frog, ‘girragundji’, he realizes that his ancestors have sent her to protect him and he can face his fears.
Meme McDonald, Boori Monty Pryor
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My Girragundji
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the Hairyman
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aborigine tribe
aboriginal story-teller
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aboriginal myth
aboriginal culture
afraid of dark
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“Anyway, one night the Hairyman -that’s what us mob call those spirits- he grabbed my big sister by the throat. We were al chasing through the house. My big sister, Sue, thought she was gonna scared the rest of us, so she hid in the darkest room and kept real quiet. None of us could find her.”
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It’s a tale firmly rooted in aboriginal myth and culture, but one that will appeal to any child who’s been afraid of the dark.

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