Books

This is a collection of our books

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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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.

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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Jirigi Jinda Ardangarri, Burnarri Anja, Diigu Aagala - Birds

Jirigi Jinda Ardangarri, Burnarri Anja, Diigu Aagala – Birds: tells us the names of birds in Ngarinyin, Worrorra and Wunambal Gaambara languages. The bird’s moiety, and the spiritual and seasonal knowledge associated with some birds gives an insight into the cultural importance of some birds for Ngarinyin, Worrorra and Wunambal Gaambara people.

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.

Colours

A bright book illustrating twelve colours with illustrations by Patsy Mudgedell

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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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This is Me

My Body Book

This book shows names for parts of the body. Originally published in Luritja and English and now also in Noongar.

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