Yongker Mir Kangaroo and Emu

Author(s): Moorareet Sam Williams (As told by); Carol Pettersons; Joe Williams (Illustrator); Maree Klesch (Editor, Photographer); Karl Brand (Designed by); Charmaine Bennell (As told to); ABMusic (Other Recording by)

Aboriginal and Intercultural Studies

A friendship between Kangaroo and Emu turns sour when Emu secretly takes food from their shared food stores. Kangaroo is killed in a fight with Emu. The place where he died is named Yongker Mir, after the story. To this day, kangaroos and emus do not share the same food places.


Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9781741311136
  • : Batchelor Institute
  • : Batchelor Press
  • : January 2007
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Moorareet Sam Williams (As told by); Carol Pettersons; Joe Williams (Illustrator); Maree Klesch (Editor, Photographer); Karl Brand (Designed by); Charmaine Bennell (As told to); ABMusic (Other Recording by)
  • : Paperback
  • : 32