Noongar Language Project

Nyoongar Boodja - Koomba Bardip Kooratan

Nyoongar Land - Long Story Short

An illustrated history of Nyoongar people and land from the Dreamtime to approximately 7,000 years ago. This work collates Nyoongar stories with geology and climate history.

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Ngany Me

My Body Book

This book shows names for parts of the body in Noongar. This book is based on a previous publication designed by the staff at the Titjikala Childcare Centre in 2005

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Dordenap Boodja Wongki

Stories from Bibulmun and Wardandi Country
The fifteen stories in this collection were unearthed from the Battye Library achieves and are a unique compilation of legends from Bibulmun and Wardandi Noongar country documented by Debra Buller-Murphy.

Getting Started with Noongar

A great poster to help you start talking in Noongar. You can practice saying hello and goodbye, ask questions, give instructions such as 'Come here' or 'Go away' and there are some sentence started to help you with Noongar 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 Noongar today.

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Naatj Boola?

How Many?

A brightly coloured, early childhood level book illustrating numbers 1-10, with illustrations by students at Djidi Djidi school in Bunbury, Western Australia.

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Yaringkoorl

What's this?

A colourful early childhood book illustrating common opposites and the words used to describe them. This book can be translated into any language for a fee of $80. See also: Yaringkoorl (poster)

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Naatj ngordo ngany kadak?

How do I feel?

A brightly coloured children's book illustrating various feelings and the words used to describe them. This book can be translated into any language for a one-off fee of $80.

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Nyoongar Dictionary

Nyoongar Dictionary by the Rt. Rev. Bernard Rooney OSB, Emeritus Abbot of New Norcia. The book includes a comprehensive dictionary of the Nyoongar language focusing on what is now known as the northern dialect.

Mirnang Waangkaniny

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.

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Maawit Nget-Nget Koomba Keba Waakarl

The little mouse and the water snake

A hungry mouse is looking for food when he comes to a waterhole. In order to claim it, he fights a water snake who lives there. Bilingual in Noongar Balardong and English, the book comes with an audio CD of the story told in Noongar Balardong. A resource CD and talking book are also available.

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