Bilingual Books

Kaawar

Kaawar Jack Williams and Averil Dean Noongar Wilman Kaawar is the story of how the red-capped parrots were scared by the waalitj (eagle) and as they scattered they scraped their legs across a hill in the Stirling Ranges in WA. The marks left by the Kaawar can still be seen, along with the pathways they created through the hills.

Language: 

Awu Ngawak i Awu Djimbetj Yagatiya

Mosquito Dreaming

Mosquito Dreaming tells the story of the events that lead to the mosquito creation sites. It is a bilingual book beautifully illustrated showing the country of the Marri Ngarr Rak Dirrangara people and how the mosquito men came to transform and make their Dreaming sites.

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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.

Ngalang Wongi Ngalang Boodja

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.

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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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Koorlbardi wer Waardong

The magpie and the crow

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.

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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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Minga Readers

Insect Readers

A set of 4 readers for early childhood in Noongar language with an accompanying audio CD. The readers come in varying levels of difficulty and have an insect theme. Each reader has 24 pages.

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Woodidji

A bilingual book in Noonagar Wardandi and English. Woodidji is a creation story telling about love and loss and how and why the Margaret River was created. This title is available as a Book and Audio CD, a Resource CD, a Talking Book DVD and as a complete set.

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