Languages & Culture

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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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.

LANGUAGE, LAND AND SONG

Studies in honour of Luise Hercus

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

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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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. 

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.

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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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 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 #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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