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The Legend of the Seven Sisters -

The Legend of the Seven Sisters

A traditional Aboriginal Story from Western Australia

May O'Brien (author) and Sue Wyatt (illustrator)

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As you look up into the sky at night you can see many stars.

The Wongutha people of the Eastern Goldfields area in Western Australia tell stories about the stars explaining how the stars read more

As you look up into the sky at night you can see many stars.

The Wongutha people of the Eastern Goldfields area in Western Australia tell stories about the stars explaining how the stars came to be where they are.

Some stars are grouped together and have special names. One of these groups of stars is called the Seven Sisters. The Sisters were beautiful women who used to visit the earth and wander the land. This is the story of why they appear in their position in the night sky.

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  • Paperback
  • 170mm x 210mm x 5mm
  • 20pp
  • Released July 2009
  • ISBN 9780855756994
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About the Author

May L O’Brien, MBE, was born in 1933. She worked for the Western Australian Ministry of Education for 34 years as a teacher and a consultant to the Aboriginal Education Branch and then as a superintendent of Aboriginal Education.

May’s contribution to education and Aboriginal education in particular was awarded the British Empire Medal in 1977. She continues to serve on a number of committees on Aboriginal issues.

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