Bilingual Books

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  • Koorlbardi wer Waardong

    The magpie and the crow

    Koorlbardi wer Waardong tells the story of how the magpie and the crow got their patterns. It is a bilingual children's book in Noongar Balardong and English, and comes with an accompanying audio CD. A talking book DVD in Noongar with English subtitles is also available.

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  • Mirnang Waangkaniny

    Mirnang Waangkaniny tells of five important dreaming stories for the Albany region. The book helps us to learn about Mirnang country, its ancestors and the creation of Albany’s beautiful and unique landscape. This beautifully illustrated book is written in Noongar and English so that the whole community can learn and appreciate the importance of Noongar culture.

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  • Ngalang Wongi Ngalang Boodja

    Ngalang Wongi Ngalang Boodja tells eight important dreaming stories belonging to the Noongar Wudjari and Ngatju clans. The stories teach us about the creation of significant sites in the Esperance region, their importance to Wudjari and Ngatu people and why this beautiful country is the way it is today.

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  • Nyoongar Dictionary

    Nyoongar Dictionary by the Rt. Rev. Bernard Rooney OSB, Emeritus Abbot of New Norcia. The book includes a comprehensive dictionary of the Nyoongar language focusing on what is now known as the northern dialect.

  • Awu Ngawak i Awu Djimbetj Yagatiya

    Mosquito Dreaming

    Mosquito Dreaming tells the story of the events that lead to the mosquito creation sites. It is a bilingual book beautifully illustrated showing the country of the Marri Ngarr Rak Dirrangara people and how the mosquito men came to transform and make their Dreaming sites.

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  • Mardang Waakarl-ak

    The journey of the Rainbow Serpent.
    This book contains six Wadjak stories composed by Theresa Walley and illustrated by herself, her daughter Cheryl Martin and granddaughter Biara Martin.
     
  • Dordenap Boodja Wongki

    Stories from Bibulmun and Wardandi Country
    The fifteen stories in this collection were unearthed from the Battye Library achieves and are a unique compilation of legends from Bibulmun and Wardandi Noongar country documented by Debra Buller-Murphy.
  • Djerap

    Noongar Birds.

    ................................................................................................ Djerap is an amazing resource that has been a couple of years in the making. Djerap is a very significant publication because it is the first Noongar book to include the three contemporary Noongar dialects in one book. 

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  • Jardiwanpa yawulyu

    Warlpiri women's songs from Yuendumu.

    ................................................................................................ The Jardiwanpa ceremony celebrates the journey of Yarripiri, an ancestral inland taipan snake, on a journey northwards through Warlpiri country.

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  • Nginipunh Nhinhi

    Your Body. A Murrinhpatha health dictionary.

    This community friendly health dictionary covers body parts, face parts, internal organs, hand and foot features, the skeleton and muscles.

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  • Gun-ngaypa Rrawa

    My Country

    This book presents stories from the Gun-nartpa people who live in North-Central Arnhem Land. An-nguliny clan leader and celebrated artist England Banggala tells of Ancestral Spirits who created the country around Gochan Jiny-jirra on the Cadell River, and who are celebrated in ceremonies and visual arts.

  • Kawarla

    How to Make a Coolamon

    Kawarla or coolamons are an important part of Gurindji culture. They are used to carry young babies, collect bush foods and medicines and they have an important place in many ceremonies. Kawarla: How to Make a Coolamon book and accompanying DVD shows how coolamons are carved and the types of trees used to make them.

  • Batjamalh, Emmi and Mendhe Plants and Animals.

    Flora and fauna knowledge of the Wadjiginy, Emmiyangal and Mendheyangal people of the north-west Top End, Australia.

    The results of a study of Wadjiginy, Emmiyangal and Mendheyangal plants and animals knowledge conducted by biocultural knowledge custodians with scientific support are presented.  Batjamalh, Emmi and Mendhe names and uses of plants and animals, scientific names and common English names for 213 plants and 390 animals are included.

  • Mer Angenty-warn alhem

    Travelling to Angenty country

    Angenty is a sacred waterhole in Anmatyerr and Warlpiri country, to the north of Alice Springs in Central Australia. This book is about a family visit to this place. Men, women and children camped in the riverbed and the elders told stories about the ancestral spirits of this country.

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