This volume contains an illustrated collection of Australian Aborigine folklore, rewritten for a general audience. "Some Myths and Legends of the Australian Aborigines" is highly recommended for those with an interest in mythology and Australian Aboriginal culture. Contents include: "Why the Crow is Black", "How the Stars Were Made", "Rolla-Mano and the Evening Star.", "The Story of the Seven Sisters and the Faithful Lovers", "A Legend of the Sacred Bullroarer", "The Great Fight.", "The Flying Chip.", "Why Blackfellows Never Travel Alone - A Legend of the Wallaroo and Willy-Wagtail", etc. Many vintage books such as this had been becoming increasingly rare or expensive. This volume is now republished in a readily available, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction. First published in 1923.