The naming of the land and the language of its people
The Nyoongar Legacy is the result of decades of research into Nyoongar language by the Rt. Rev. Bernard Rooney OSB, Emeritus Abbot of New Norcia. It is a study of the Indigenous place-names of the south-west of Western Australia, including over 300 Indigenous place names from the region.
Ngalang Wongi Ngalang Boodja tells eight important dreaming stories belonging to the Noongar Wudjari and Ngatju clans. The stories teach us about the creation of significant sites in the Esperance region, their importance to Wudjari and Ngatu people and why this beautiful country is the way it is today.
Mirnang Waangkaniny tells of five important dreaming stories for the Albany region. The book helps us to learn about Mirnang country, its ancestors and the creation of Albany’s beautiful and unique landscape. This beautifully illustrated book is written in Noongar and English so that the whole community can learn and appreciate the importance of Noongar culture.
A step by step guide to art and craft including equipment lists, materials, recipes for mixing dyes and many handy hints. Brought to you by the Gulin Gulin Women’s Centre and Jayne Nankivell, in conjunction with The Fred Hollows Foundation.
This DVD is a 15 minute documentary covering the exhibition 'The language of Batik' in the small community of Utopia, north east of Alice Springs. It shows the connection between the country, plants, their medicinal uses and how it is translated into Batik art. This DVD is the product of a collaboration between students studying language and arts courses at Batchelor Institute in 2010.
Koorlbardi wer Waardong tells the story of how the magpie and the crow got their patterns. It is a bilingual children's book in Noongar Balardong and English, and comes with an accompanying audio CD. A talking book DVD in Noongar with English subtitles is also available.
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.
The Crèche Kit is a resource designed to help children’s services staff in remote communities learn the basic skills to run their own children’s service. The kit was developed with the Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations funding, by staff from Batchelor Institute and Charles Darwin University, NT.