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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NGUÑ KOONGURRUKUÑ

Speak Koongurrukuñ

'Language is the very essence of Aboriginal identity.' These are Ida Bishop's words and they embody the reason why this work is of such great importance. 

This work is important because it provides a written, permanent record of a rich indigenous language which would otherwise in time disappear with the passing on of its oral custodians.

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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Getting Started with Ngarinyin

A great poster to help you start talking Ngarinyin. You can practice saying hello and goodbye, ask questions, give instructions such as 'Come here' or 'Go away' and there are some sentence starters to help you with Ngarinyin conversations. The poster is available in a range of sizes, why not get one for every room in your house, school or community centre and start speaking Ngarinyin today.

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Worrorra Sound Chart

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Getting Started with Worrorra

A great poster to help you start talking Worrorra. You can practice saying hello and goodbye, ask questions, give instructions such as 'Come here' or 'Go away' and there are some sentence starters to help you with Worrorra conversations. The poster is available in a range of sizes, why not get one for every room in your house, school or community centre and start speaking Worrorra today.

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Songs of Home

Anmatyerr and Kam singing traditions

Songs of Home celebrates the significance and richness of Indigenous song, and reminds us of the fundamental connections between singing and home. The project has brought together expert singers from Australia and China – Anmatyerr women singers from Ti-Tree in Central Australia, and Kam women singers from Liping county in Guizhou province, China.

Gurindji Fish Poster

The Gurindji fish poster provides cultural information in Gurindji and English about local fish. It was produced by Erika Charola and Felicity Meakins With the Murnkurrumurnkurru Ranger group at Kalkaringi as a part of the Central Land Council (CLC) ranger program.

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Mayarni-kari Yurrk

More Stories from Gurindji Country
The Gurindji people hold a secure place in Australian history. Their 1966 strike for better pay and conditions on the pastoral station that had forced them into indentured labour attracted national interest and became famous as the Wave Hill Walk Off.

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