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Welcome to country / welcome words by aunty Joy Murphy with illustrations by Lisa Kennedy.

By: Murphy, Joy (Joyce).
Contributor(s): Kennedy, Lisa.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookCopyright date: ©2016Publisher: Newtown, NSW : Black Dog Books, an imprint of Walker Books Australia Pty Ltd, 2016Description: 1 volume of unnumbered pages : colour illustrations ; 26 x 30 cm.Content type: still image | text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781922244871 (hardback).Subject(s): Intercultural communication -- Australia -- Pictorial works -- Juvenile fiction | Wurundjeri (Australian people) -- Social life and customs -- Pictorial works -- Juvenile fiction | Aboriginal Australians -- Rites and ceremonies -- Pictorial works -- Juvenile fiction | Australian fiction -- 21st century | Children's stories -- Pictorial worksDDC classification: A823.4 Summary: Aboriginal communities across Australia have boundaries that are defined by mountain ranges and waterways. Traditionally, to cross these boundaries or enter community country you needed permission from the neighbouring community. When this permission was granted the ceremony now called Welcome to Country took place. Each community had its own way of welcoming to country, and they still do today.
List(s) this item appears in: Aboriginal Australia - Picture books June 2019
Item type Current location Collection Call number Status Date due Barcode Item reserves
Junior Deer Park Library
Picture Book M Available IA1344871
Junior Sunshine Library (DIY)
Picture Book M Issued 28/11/2019 IA1344805
Junior Sunshine Library (DIY)
Picture Book M Issued 10/12/2019 IA1064837
Junior Sunshine Library (DIY)
Picture Book M Issued 04/12/2019 IA1344944
Junior Sydenham Library (DIY)
Picture Book M Issued 17/12/2019 IA1084447
Junior Sunshine Library (DIY)
Picture Book M Available IA1084439
Junior Deer Park Library (DIY)
Picture Book M Available IA1064845
Junior Keilor Library (DIY)
Picture Book M Issued 28/11/2019 IA1344790
Junior Sunshine Library
Picture Book M Issued 11/12/2019 IA1064879
Total reserves: 0

Illustrations on endpapers.

Aboriginal communities across Australia have boundaries that are defined by mountain ranges and waterways. Traditionally, to cross these boundaries or enter community country you needed permission from the neighbouring community. When this permission was granted the ceremony now called Welcome to Country took place. Each community had its own way of welcoming to country, and they still do today.

For children.

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