Languages & Culture

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  • Djerap Readers

    Bird Readers

    A set of 4 readers for early childhood in Noongar language with an accompanying audio CD. The readers come in varying levels of difficulty and have a bird theme. Each reader has 24 pages.

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  • Intem-antey Anem

    These things will always be

    A DVD of films that represent life at Utopia. The films document a language, art and bush medicine project that commenced in 2008.

    Utopia is located on the traditional lands of the Alyawarr and Anmatyerr peoples, approximately 300km northeast of Alice Springs. Utopia comprises 16 or so small communities dotted throughout the Sandover region.

  • Tiddalik the Frog

    The Flood-maker

    An animation created by students studying the Bachelor of Arts (Languages and Linguistics) at Batchelor Institute in 2009. The animation tells the dreamtime story about a thirsty frog who drank all the rivers and lakes dry, and how all of the animals banded together to get the water back.

  • Utopia Claymation

    A colourful clay animation made through a collaboration of Batchelor Institute students with Arlparra Secondary School in 2009. This DVD is in the Anmatyerr language.

  • 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.

  • Ngoonjook Edition 35

    A journal of Australian Indigenous Issues

    Ngoonjook seeks to make relevant material available to an Indigenous readership and to all those interested in Indigenous Australian issues. Themes explored include: education, health, cultural identity, natural and cultural resource management, the arts and linguistics.

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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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  • Ingkerr Anyentantey

    Everything is one

    This DVD is a 15 minute documentary covering the exhibition 'The language of Batik' in the small community of Utopia, north east of Alice Springs. It shows the connection between the country, plants, their medicinal uses and how it is translated into Batik art. This DVD is the product of a collaboration between students studying language and arts courses at Batchelor Institute in 2010.

  • Mibala Wei

    Art and craft our way

    A step by step guide to art and craft including equipment lists, materials, recipes for mixing dyes and many handy hints. Brought to you by the Gulin Gulin Women’s Centre and Jayne Nankivell, in conjunction with The Fred Hollows Foundation.

  • 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.

  • Kaawar

    Kaawar Jack Williams and Averil Dean Noongar Wilman Kaawar is the story of how the red-capped parrots were scared by the waalitj (eagle) and as they scattered they scraped their legs across a hill in the Stirling Ranges in WA. The marks left by the Kaawar can still be seen, along with the pathways they created through the hills.

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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.

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