Rainbow Lorikeets

photo by Marie HaleAnyone interested in the use of storytelling in re-enchanting the natural world, needs to know about Eric Maddern’s work.  Maddern  has a lyrical version of an Australian Aboriginal Story about the origin of fire called Rainbow Bird.  It’s a creation tale about the transformation of Plain Bird Woman into a Rainbow Lorikeet while stealing fire for humans.

Rainbow Bird is in the collection Time for Telling, edited by Mary Medlicott, Kingfisher Books, 1991.


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