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Australian Legendary Tales: The Origin of the Narran Lake

Language:
English
Genres:
Fiction & Literature, Childrens Fiction, Travel & Adventure

Catherine "Katie" Langloh Parker (1 May 1856 – 27 March 1940) was born at Australia and lived in New South Wales. She is well-known for recording the folk stories of the Aboriginal people. Her collection was one of the first attempts of researching Aboriginal people's folk, beliefs and short stories of north-west New South Wales. She is best known by her books such an “Australian Legendary Tales”, “Tales of the Dreamtime”, “Wise Women of the Dreamtime” and other. “The Origin of the Narran Lake” is a story from K. Langloh Parker's Australian Legendary Tales written in 1897. An Old Byamee (“Big man”) said to his two young wives Birrahgnooloo (“face like a tomahawk handle”) and Cunnunbeillee (“pig-weed root”) to go out and get frogs and yams, when he go to get a honey, because he wanted make a picnic together. Girls coped with the deal quickly and to the Narran Spring, where they should met. What would happen with young girls? Let's read and find out the girls fate. 

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