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Gelam the Man from Moa

Anne Abednego Gela

Gelam the Man from Moa

A Legend of the People of the Torres Strait Islands

by Anne Abednego Gela

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Published by Magabala Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Juvenile Fiction,
  • Children: Grades 2-3

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages76
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12106867M
    ISBN 101875641092
    ISBN 109781875641093
    OCLC/WorldCa30886767

    G.M. Malliet is an American author of mystery novels. She writes the St. Just Mysteries and the Max Tudor series. Malliet got her graduate degree from the University of Cambridge and then went on to do post-graduate work at Oxford University. Gelam was a young man from the island of Moa. To escape his mother, Atwer, who had been playing tricks on him, Gelam carved a dugong from the wood of a bloodwood tree and then put to sea in the dugong, travelling from Moa to Mer. Alongside Mer, Gelam lay down, facing south-west; he then dispersed the plants, seeds and soil.

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Gelam the man from Moa: a legend of the people of the Torres Strait Islands. Broome, Western Australia: Magabala Books. MLA Citation. Gela, Anne Abednego. and Magabala Books. Gelam the man from Moa: a legend of the people of the Torres Strait Islands / Anne Abednego Gela Magabala Books Broome, Western Australia Australian/Harvard Citation.

Add tags for "Gelam, the man from Moa: a legend of the people of the Torres Strait Islands". Be the first. In 55 libraries. For children; traditional story of Gelam Gelam the Man from Moa book his mother Usar left alone on Moa Island, chased by the evil Dhogai monster; Gelams decision to leave Moa and his mother, build a dugong from the wupudh (wattle) tree and travel to Mer Island where he became a large hill in the shape of a dugong; includes a glossary of words from Kala Lagaw Ya language; includes biographical details.

Gelam and his mother Usar are abandoned on the island of Moa, pursued by the evil Dhogai, and befriended by Kupas the sandcrab. This story is a unique cultural interpretation of the universal myth about the relationship between mother and son - the creation of country in the Torres Strait.

I will tell the story of Atwer and Gelam. Atwer iba Gelam ei wi odarali ei wi able, able kaur ge nei abra, Moa Atwer and Gelam lived on an Island called Moa. Able kaur ira nei wi odarali ei That is the name of the Island they lived on. Atwer ide tabara able kebe werem tabara ikuari, nade e akaida aule aule baidari.

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