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Wurruk: Reflections in Black and White

eBook (PDF), 292 Pages
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Enter the reflective world of Wurruk (earth/story), a bullum (dual) memoir of the lives of bullum (two) tallumart (young men) as told by Vaughan Nikitin - in relation to his aboriginal yunki (mate) and brogan (brother), Tommy Hinkins: together, this is their self-portrait. Share their search for identity in this journey through space, time and the unforgotten language of their ancestors (the legends of the kurnai and mountain cattlemen). Wurruk is one man’s attempt to reconcile with (his) place by way of a part real, part imagined memoir. The author juxtaposes his own story with that of his doppelgänger, Tommy Hinkins, of the Kurnai people, the first people of Gippsland, Australia, leading up to the death of one by the Den of Nargun, near the Mitchell River in eastern Victoria. This is the first 'novel' in the world (in the 'Wurruk') to be written in the ancient language of the Kurnai people (now partly translated back into English for accessibility). Includes Kurnai... More > (aboriginal) language glossary.< Less
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  • By vaulara
    Oct 15, 2009
    "wurruk " a Fantastic book which explains connections between white and black and the land. also a touching story which has messages at varying levels. 5 stars
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Product Details

Edition
First Edition
Publisher
Vaughan Nikitin
Published
September 30, 2011
Language
English
Pages
292
File Format
PDF
File Size
2.09 MB

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