Publisher's synopsis

The mysteries of the Dreamtime with the cultural history of the Kukatja people of the Kimberley region of Western Australia. Told in English and Kukatja, the book includes magnificent paintings, maps, kinship diagrams, exercises and language notes.


  • Winner 1993 Children’s Book Council of Australia: Eve Pownall Award for Information Books
  • Winner 1993 NSW Premier’s Literary Awards Book of the Year and Ethel Turner Prize for Young People’s Literature