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  • Marri Ngarr & Magati Ke plants and animals

    Aboriginal knowledge of flora and fauna from the Moyle River and Neninh areas, north Australia

    Marri Ngarr & Magati Ke plants and animals is the largest ethnobiology ever published in the Northern Territory. It is the result of extensive work by over 40 people and contains the Marri Ngarr and Magati Ke traditional names and ecological knowledge for over 660 plants and animals. It also includes the scientific names, English common names and the Murrinhpatha names.

  • 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 Legacy

    The naming of the land and the language of its people

    The Nyoongar Legacy is the result of decades of research into Nyoongar language by the Rt. Rev. Bernard Rooney OSB, Emeritus Abbot of New Norcia. It is a study of the Indigenous place-names of the south-west of Western Australia, including over 300 Indigenous place names from the region.

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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.

  • Naatj ngordo ngany kadak?

    How do I feel?

    A brightly coloured children's book illustrating various feelings and the words used to describe them. This book can be translated into any language for a one-off fee of $80.

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  • Yaringkoorl

    What's this?

    A colourful early childhood book illustrating common opposites and the words used to describe them. This book can be translated into any language for a fee of $80. See also: Yaringkoorl (poster)

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  • Moort

    Noongar Family Readers

    Noongar Family Readers. This is a series of six books with accompanying audio CD 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. We get oysters and prawns with Aunty, and Uncle takes us on the train to the football.

  • 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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  • Ngalak Waakarl Ngardanginy

    We're going on a Rainbow Serpent Hunt
    A young boy takes us on an adventure through Noongar country in search of the great Rainbow Serpent. The text invites young readers to join in the adventure as the boy makes his way through tall grass, thick forest, deep rivers and windy country until he reaches the dark, dark cave of the Waakarl. 
     

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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.

  • 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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  • 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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