Taraba Research Paper

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1. Research dreamtime stories. Find one that is relevant to your region/ location.
The Tasmanian Aboriginal Story, Taraba - The Tasmanian Devil.
The story of the Taraba is about a creature that preys on baby animals. The Taraba would wait until the area was clear and when the parents of the baby animals were away it would sneak in and take the baby animals. The Taraba was known as a greedy and nasty creature.
There were powerful Spirit helpers who lived in the bush that helped look after all the animals in the wild, however they were not happy with the Taraba. One day, the Taraba made a mistake while trying to grab the babies in the Spirit helpers ' house. Furious with the Taraba, the Spirits made the Taraba 's nose become a long snout and
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