Ngurrunj nga Kuwinj

The emu and the frill-necked lizard
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Ngurrunj nga Kuwinj - The emu and the frill-necked lizard. Ancestral knowledge of the Murrawarri people. This is the story of a cruel husband (the emu) and how he mistreated his wife (the frill-necked lizard) and how they came to look like they do today. The book is a bilingual title in Murrawarri and English.

Nhama Biggibilla Gaay
Nhama Gilaa Wulaa Gaay
Yawuru Purral


978 1 74131 0764
Print Format

Page Count: 



Lynette Oates


Johanna Parker

Project Manager: 

Maree Klesch
Christine Hooper

Desktop Publisher: 

LeeAnne Mahaffey


Maree Klesch

Original artists

Audio Artist: 

Emily Horneville

Audio Recording: 

Lynette Oates
Rob Lewis

Colour Format: 

Full Colour

Binding Type: 

Saddle Stapled
Dimensions: 250 mm × 164 mm × 3 mm
Weight: 73 g

Date Published: 

Friday, December 19, 2008