A collection of Anengkerr or Dreaming stories told in the Anmatyerr language by Jack Cook Ngal, with artwork by 10 Anmatyerr language students. An English translation is provided. The stories cover a range of themes from growing up and facing monsters, to the dire consequences for all in stories of betrayal, violence and revenge.
Two mermaids travel from their dreaming site at Altjama, across the Moyle River flood plains to Yederr and back to Altjama. This bilingual book in Marri Ngarr and English has an accompanying audio CD in Marri Ngarr. A talking book is also available.
A family of emus travel across the country in search of food, finally making their dreaming site at Nganmarriyanga. This bilingual book in Marri Ngarr and English has an accompanying audio CD in Marri Ngarr. A Talking Book DVD is also available separately.
Saltwater crocodile at Ninderrpil and Ngindjirridi
A vicious crocodile lives in the Moyle River in the Northern Territory, attacking people as they try to cross the river. This bilingual book in Marri Ngarr and English has an accompanying audio CD in Marri Ngarr. A talking book DVD is also available.
The mud crab, the magpie goose and the pied cormorant
This is the story of Mud Crab man, Magpie Goose man and Pied Cormorant man who meet together to dance a corroboree. This bilingual book in Magati Ke and English has an accompanying audio CD in Magati Ke. A talking book is also available.
This is the story of the southern cross star formation. Four sisters go to a sacred place and are chased away by men who attack them with spears. The women escape the spears by fleeing to the sky, where they become the Southern Cross. The book comes with an audio CD. A resource CD and talking book (DVD) are also available.
A kangaroo drives his friends away by boasting and talking too much. The kangaroo is lonely and makes friends with the moon. A lively contest follows, which the moon wins. Kangaroo, however, has the last say. The book is accompanied by an audio CD. A resource CD and talking book (DVD) are also available.
Boola Miyel is where Noyitj, spirit of the dead lives. In the story of this place, a young girl breaks the law and is banished from her tribe, she is all alone until she is taken in by the spirit Noyitj.
The book is accompanied by an audio CD. A Talking Book DVD are also available.
A friendship between Kangaroo and Emu turns sour when Emu secretly takes food from their shared food stores. Kangaroo is killed in a fight with Emu. The place where he died is named Yongker Mir, after the story. To this day, kangaroos and emus do not share the same food places. The book is accompanied by an audio CD. A resource CD and talking book (DVD) are also available.
After asking several animals to be his friend and being rejected by all of them, Echidna feels lonely and sad. Luckily, a new friend is just around the corner. This bilingual book in Noongar Balardong and English comes in a B5 format with an accompanying audio CD in Noongar Balardong.
This children’s book in Noongar Balardong is about a family that goes for a drive and comes across a road kill. The accompanying audio CD includes a song and the story in Noongar Balardong. An A3 version of the book is available for teachers. A talking book is also available.N.B. these books do not include English translations.
Noongar elders think about the past and the impact of colonisation. An A3 version in Noongar Balardong only and a resource CD for teachers available. A talking book DVD is also available. N.B. the book has no English translation.
The first animal and human spirits must decide who will be the carers of everything. Humans are chosen and begin a journey of learning which includes both discovery and death. They have the first Dreaming about future generations, language, law and country.