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Disclaimer/Warning

These stories aim to stimulate primary students and their families' interest in the history and culture of Aboriginal people and Torres Strait Islanders. The stories reflect the experiences and authorship of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children. Culturally significant places, objects and legends with strong cultural coda or moral have been included and children from diverse cultural backgrounds may require some guidance to support their understanding.

Aboriginal people and Torres Strait Islanders are warned that this book may contain images of, or references to, deceased people. We respect that, in accordance with traditions of Aboriginal people and Torres Strait Islanders, this may be offensive or distressing. Every effort has been made to ensure that appropriate cultural approvals have been obtained.

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A mouse in our school
A mouse in our school
Audio: English
Chickens at school
Chickens at school
Audio: English
The crocodile
The crocodile
Audio: English
The girl who changed into a dolphin
The girl who changed into a dolphin
Audio: English
The girl who changed into a dolphin
The girl who changed into a dolphin
Audio: English/Creole
Going crayfishing
Going crayfishing
Audio: English/Creole
Going crayfishing
Going crayfishing
Audio: English
Going crayfishing
Going crayfishing
Audio: English/Indigenous language
The hungry old grandmother
The hungry old grandmother
Audio: English
Hunting for dugong
Hunting for dugong
Audio: English
Looking for turtle eggs
Looking for turtle eggs
Audio: English/Creole
Looking for turtle eggs
Looking for turtle eggs
Audio: English
The money tree
The money tree
Audio: English/Creole
The money tree
The money tree
Audio: English
Pig hunters
Pig hunters
Text: English
Poy Poy the wise man
Poy Poy the wise man
Audio: English

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Last reviewed
10 January 2013
Last updated
10 January 2013