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  • Bilinarra to English Dictionary

    Bilinarra is a language spoken in the Victoria River District of the Northern Territory, Australia. This Bilinarra to English Dictionary contains over 2000 Bilinarra words with their English translations, as well as illustrations and detailed encyclopedic information about plants, animals, Dreaming stories and cultural practices.

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  • Bindi-Bindi Koondarminy wer Maamoong Waangka

    Butterfly Dreaming and Whale Story

    This beautifully illustrated book tells two important stories about spirit children and how they are tied to the unique Noongar totemic system. The stories help us to understand how Noongar land, plants and animals are interwoven; caring for each other and looking after Noongar spirituality, the matrilineal totemic system and the responsibilities of Noongar culture.

  • 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.
  • Gurindji to English Dictionary

    Gurindji is a traditional language of the Victoria River District in the Northern Territory (Australia). Gurindji people became well known in the 1960-70s due to their influence on Australian politics and the Indigenous land rights movement.

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  • Strong Teachers

    Remote Indigenous Educators

    Remote Indigenous educators demonstrate connections between Community, Culture, Country and the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers. 

  • 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.

  • Finding Common Ground

    Narratives, provovations and reflections from the 40 year celebration of Batchelor Institute

     

    This book resulted from Batchelor Institute’s 40 Years Conference held in 2014. Order the book, or download the volume free:
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  • 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.

  • Gurr-goni to English Dictionary

    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.

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