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  • An-nguliny Rarrk

    Maningrida Arts and Culture and Batchelor Institute Press are extremely proud to present a new book, called An‑nguliny Rarrk, celebrating the work of Gun‑nartpa artist Mick Marrawa England from Gochan Jiny-jirra in Arnhem Land.

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  • Nga-ni Kun-red Ngarduk Man-djewk Na-kudji 'A Year in my Country'

    A year in my country

    This book tells a story about the life of Kune people who live near the community of Maningrida in north-central Arnhem Land, Australia. This is rich hunting country, abundant in plant and animal life, that shifts and changes through the yearly seasonal cycle.

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  • We Always Stay

    We Always Stay contains the stories of seven remarkable teachers from remote communities in central Australia. All of these teachers speak, read and write in at least their own language as well as English. Many of them are multilingual in several Aboriginal languages.

  • Belaa Plants and Animals

    Biocultural knowledge of the Kwini people of the far north Kimberley, Australia

    This book mainly documents the Belaa language, however, any of the words used may be the same or similar to those used by people from the Forrest River area and other parts of Balanggarra country. 

  • LANGUAGE, LAND AND SONG

    Studies in honour of Luise Hercus

    Language, land, stories and songs are closely entwined in many societies around the world.

  • GIJA Plants and Animals

    Aboriginal flora and fauna knowledge from the east Kimberley, north Australia

    This book is the result of a study of Gija plant and animal knowledge conducted by biocultutral knowledge custodians with a linguist and biologist are presented. Gija names and uses of plants and animals, specific names and common English names of 215 plants and 247 animals are included.

  • Gurindji Sign Language Poster #1

    Our language Gurindji is spoken in the Victoria River District of northern Australia. Sign language called ‘takataka’ is an important part of communication for us. We use it to talk to people a long way away, and sign is also used to communicate with people who are deaf. Here are some of our signs! You can also watch us demonstrating the signs through the QR codes with your mobile phone.

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  • Gurindji Sign Language Poster #2

    Our language Gurindji is spoken in the Victoria River District of northern Australia. Sign language called ‘takataka’ is an important part of communication for us. We use it to talk to people a long way away, and sign is also used to communicate with people who are deaf. Here are some of our signs! You can also watch us demonstrating the signs through the QR codes with your mobile phone.

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  • Gurindji Sign Language Poster #3

    Our language Gurindji is spoken in the Victoria River District of northern Australia. Sign language called ‘takataka’ is an important part of communication for us. We use it to talk to people a long way away, and sign is also used to communicate with people who are deaf. Here are some of our signs! You can also watch us demonstrating the signs through the QR codes with your mobile phone.

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  • Gurindji Sign Language Poster #4

    Our language Gurindji is spoken in the Victoria River District of northern Australia. Sign language called ‘takataka’ is an important part of communication for us. We use it to talk to people a long way away, and sign is also used to communicate with people who are deaf. Here are some of our signs! You can also watch us demonstrating the signs through the QR codes with your mobile phone.

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  • Gurindji Sign Language Posters - Set of 4

    Our language Gurindji is spoken in the Victoria River District of northern Australia. Sign language called ‘takataka’ is an important part of communication for us. We use it to talk to people a long way away, and sign is also used to communicate with people who are deaf. Here are some of our signs! You can also watch us demonstrating the signs through the QR codes with your mobile phone.

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  • Ayeye Thipe bird poster

    This poster shows the Arrernte names of birds from Central Australia. The images on the poster were painted by Therese Ryder.
    This poster is a companion to the book Ayeye Thipe-akerte written by Therese Ryder and published by Batchelor Press in 2017.

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  • Gurindji Bush Tucker Poster

    The Gurindji bush tucker poster provides cultural information in Gurindji and English about local edible plants. It was produced at Kalkaringi by the Murnkurrumurnkurru Ranger group with Felicity Meakins and Karungkarni Art as a part of the Central Land Council (CLC) ranger program.

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