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legend of the seven sisters

a traditional aboriginal story from Western Australia

by May L. O"Brien

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Published by Aboriginal Studies Press in Canberra .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementwritten by May L. O"Brien ; illustrated by Sue Wyatt.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCS 91/03980 (P)
The Physical Object
Pagination21 p. :
Number of Pages21
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1589830M
ISBN 100855752165
LC Control Number91119040

The Incredible Story of the Seven Sisters Constellation (Pleiades) No other constellation in the sky has been subjected to so many myths, legends, and folklore in almost every culture on the planet. There are at least 43 different stories and names associated with the 'Pleiades' or the 'Seven Sisters Constellation'. Matariki and the six sisters Te ono o Matariki There are many legends about the star cluster Matariki. One of the most popular is that the star Matariki is the whaea (mother), surrounded by her six daughters, Tupu-ā-nuku, Tupu-ā-rangi, Waipunarangi, Waitī and Waitā, and Ururangi.

  The Legend of the Seven Sisters by May L. O'Brien, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.3/5(3). The Seven Sisters is a sweeping epic tale of love and loss - the first in a unique, spellbinding series of seven books, based on the legends of the Seven Sisters star constellation - Lucinda Riley showcases her storytelling talent like never before/5(K).

Home / Books / Children's / Children's Fiction / Intermediate () / The Legend of the Seven Sisters Locations where this product is available This item is not currently in stock in Dymocks stores - contact your local store to order. Product Review "Children's books of myth and magic are best enjoyed with bewitching illustrations to drool over and simple, minimalistic text. 'The Seven Stars of Matariki' is indicative of a delightful read of beauty, deception, loyalty and love with a contemporary twist A book that will cause a lasting impression and a story that will no doubt be re-told each year in June.".


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The Legend of the Seven Sisters: A Traditional Aboriginal Story From Western Australia Paperback – May 1, by May O'Brien (Author), Sue Wyatt (Illustrator)Cited by: 5. 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. This wonderful retelling by well-known Indigenous children's author, May O'Brien explains how the Seven Sisters (Pleiades) came to be. The Seven Sisters come down to earth in human form, and get stalked by some male Yayarrs (small men who could also travel to the stars) looking for wives.

Eventually one Yayarr male singles out one of the sisters 3/5. The story of The Seven Sisters is written by a well-know Indigenous children's author named May O'Brien. May was born in and has been involved with education and Aboriginal Education most of her life.

The book was illustrated by Sue Wyatt who is also a successful Legend of the seven sisters book artist/5.

Arts, Culture & Books. Mystery of Seven Sisters — ‘Satian Jo Asthaan’ The legend holds that they were pious women who preferred death to disgrace. This is the first book in “The Seven Sisters” series and boy is it a good one.

This is the story of Maia, a young woman who embarks on a journey to discover her parentage and ancestry after recently suffering the loss of her beloved, adoptive father. The Seven Sisters is a story about humanity: love, family, joy, loss, fear and pain.

And above all, the one gift that is more important than any other, and has kept us humans alive throughout unbearable suffering: HOPE. I hope you enjoy browsing through the extensive research I did to make the places and the characters come alive in the stories.

The Pleiad(e)s were the seven daughters of Atlas and Pleione, and half-sisters of the Hyades, whose mother was Æthra (`bright sky'; a different Æthra than the mother of Theseus). They were perhaps also half-sisters of the Hesperides, who were daughters of either Night alone, or Atlas and Hesperis (`evening'), or Ceto and Phorcys.

In The Seven Sisters series of novels, the sisters’ stories are based mainly on Greek mythology, but there are many more legends from around the world: Greek Mythology. The Pleiades were seven sisters: Maia, Alcyone, Asterope, Celaeno, Taygete, Electra, and Merope.

The Seven Sisters. Legend tells of a famous King of Munster who once ruled these lands. He had seven daughters and two sons. His rival was also a powerful clan chief and the time came when the king had to defend his lands. One fateful day the army rode out to battle with the king and his two sons at the head of it.

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The Pleiades (/ ˈ p l iː ə d iː z, ˈ p l eɪ- ˈ p l aɪ-/; Greek: Πλειάδες, Ancient Greek pronunciation:), companions of Artemis, were the seven daughters of the titan Atlas and the sea-nymph Pleione born on Mount were the sisters of Calypso, Hyas, the Hyades, and the er with the seven Hyades, they were called the Atlantides, Dodonides, or.

“Seven Sisters books just keep getting better and better” (Tracy Rees, author of Amy Snow) with this epic novel that vividly transports you from the dazzling streets of modern-day New York City to the breathtaking plains of s colonial Kenya/5(1K).

29) — Review of The Legend of the Seven Sisters: A Traditional Aboriginal Story from Western Australia May L. O'Brien, single work picture book Untitled Elspeth Cameron, single work review — Appears in: Reading Time: The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia, vol.

35 no. 2 ; (p. The Seven Sisters have not forgotten the earth folk. When the snow falls softly they loose their wonderful tresses to the caress of the breeze, to remind us of their journey across our land.

When the Seven Sisters were on earth, of all the men who loved them the Berai Berai, or two brothers, were the most faithful. 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 /5(9). 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. Be the first to review The Legend of the Seven : May L. O'brien. The eldest, Maia—each daughter is named for a star in the Seven Sisters cluster, though a seventh sister never arrived—is the only one who hasn't left the nest: she works from home as a : Lucinda Riley.

The first book in a series from #1 internationally bestselling author Lucinda Riley, author of The Midnight Rose—hailed as “an extraordinary story [and] a complex, deeply engaging tale filled with fascinating characters” (Library Journal).

Maia D’Apliese and her five sisters gather together at their childhood home, “Atlantis”—a fabulous, secluded castle situated on the /5(19). The story relates to the journey of the seven sisters that make up the star cluster known as the Pleiades, in the constellation Taurus.

Mythological stories of the Pleiades also cross many other cultures outside Australia – the story also appears in ancient Greek mythology.

Observed from central Australia, the Pleiades star group rises above Author: Jamie Plunkett. Colourfully illustrated Aboriginal story adapted for young readers.

Tells the story of the group of stars called the seven sisters and why the seventh star always appears behind the others. Includes short notes to the story and a glossary of Aboriginal words. The author was awarded the British Empire Medal for her contribution to Aboriginal education.The legend of the seven sisters (Book, ) [] Get this from a library!

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