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.
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 planta nd animal knowledge conducted by biocultural knowldege custodians with scientific support are presented. Batjamalh, Emmi and Mendhe names and uses of plants and animals, scientif names and common English names for 213 plants and 390 animals are included.
Gurr-goni is a langauge spoken by people in North-Central Arnhem Land, in and near the township of Maningrida. It has a small group of speakers; however, Gurr-goni children still learn their language and speak it at home and on country. This dictionary has been compiled by Rebecca Green and Leila Nimbadja, who started working together on Gurr-goni language in 1988.
This is a series of seven books about family relationships. Each book takes the children on an adventure with a different family member. We see dolphins with Mum at the beach, and go fishing with Dad at the river.
The Gurindji people hold a secure place in Australian history. Their 1966 strike for better pay and conditions on the pastoral station that had forced them into indentured labour attracted national interest and became famous as the Wave Hill Walk Off.
The Crèche Kit is a resource designed to help children’s services staff in remote communities learn the basic skills to run their own children’s service. The kit was developed with the Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations funding, by staff from Batchelor Institute and Charles Darwin University, NT.