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COMING SOON - Marri Amu and Marri Tjevin Plants and Animals

Aboriginal biocultural knowledge from the Moyle river, plains and coast, north Australia

This book is a species rich and a culturally detailed account of the biocultural knowledge of the Marri Amu and Marri Tjevin people. It is a powerful testament to the knowledge of the senior authors, and a wonderful legacy for all future generations. The book 

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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.

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 planta nd animal knowledge conducted by biocultural knowldege custodians with scientific support are presented.  Batjamalh, Emmi and Mendhe names and uses of plants and animals, scientif names and common English names for 213 plants and 390 animals are included.

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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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.

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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You're in New Country

Advice for Non-Indigenous Early Childhood Mentors, Trainers & Teachers

Indigenous early childhood educators share stories of their personal work experiences along with their formal and informal learning, highlighting the ways non-Indigenous people have supported and enabled them to succeed in the workplace and in their learning, while reflecting on some of the equally important things that non-Indigenous people struggle with when they begin to work in remote commu

Awu Ngawak i Awu Djimbetj Yagatiya

Mosquito Dreaming

Mosquito Dreaming tells the story of the events that lead to the mosquito creation sites. It is a bilingual book beautifully illustrated showing the country of the Marri Ngarr Rak Dirrangara people and how the mosquito men came to transform and make their Dreaming sites.

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Ngoonjook Edition 34

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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Linking Worlds

Strengthening the leadershop capacity of Indigenous educational leaders in remote education settings

A research report produced by Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education and the Australian Catholic University on Indigenous leadership in remote education.

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