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 communicatewith 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.
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.
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.
The Gurindji bush medicine poster provides cultural information in Gurindji and English about local plants used for treating different illnesses. It was produced at Kalkaringi by the Murnkurrumurnkurru Ranger group with Felicity Meakins and Karungkarni Arts as a part of the Central Land Council (CLC) ranger program.
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.
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.