Books

This is a collection of our books

Family Readers Series (English)

This is a series of seven books about family relationships. Each book takes the children on an adventure with a different family member. We see dolphins with Mum at the beach, and go fishing with Dad at the river.

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Gurr-goni to English Dictionary

Gurr-goni is a langauge spoken by people in North-Central Arnhem Land, in and near the township of Maningrida. It has a small group of speakers; however, Gurr-goni children still learn their language and speak it at home and on country. This dictionary has been compiled by Rebecca Green and Leila Nimbadja, who started working together on Gurr-goni language in 1988.

Batjamalh, Emmi and Mendhe Plants and Animals.

Flora and fauna knowledge of the Wadjiginy, Emmiyangal and Mendheyangal people of the north-west Top End, Australia.

The results of a study of Wadjiginy, Emmiyangal and Mendheyangal planta nd animal knowledge conducted by biocultural knowldege custodians with scientific support are presented.  Batjamalh, Emmi and Mendhe names and uses of plants and animals, scientif names and common English names for 213 plants and 390 animals are included.

Kawarla

How to Make a Coolamon

Kawarla or coolamons are an important part of Gurindji culture. They are used to carry young babies, collect bush foods and medicines and they have an important place in many ceremonies. Kawarla: How to Make a Coolamon book and accompanying DVD shows how coolamons are carved and the types of trees used to make them.

Nginipunh Nhinhi

Your Body. A Murrinhpatha health dictionary.

This community friendly health dictionary covers body parts, face parts, internal organs, hand and foot features, the skeleton and muscles.

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Jardiwanpa yawulyu

Warlpiri women's songs from Yuendumu.

................................................................................................ The Jardiwanpa ceremony celebrates the journey of Yarripiri, an ancestral inland taipan snake, on a journey northwards through Warlpiri country.

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Strong Teachers

Remote Indigenous Educators

Remote Indigenous educators demonstrate connections between Community, Culture, Country and the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers. 

Gurindji to English Dictionary

Gurindji is a traditional language of the Victoria River District in the Northern Territory (Australia). Gurindji people became well known in the 1960-70s due to their influence on Australian politics and the Indigenous land rights movement.

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Kala

Colours

A bright book illustrating eleven colours with illustrations by students at Djidi Djidi school in Bunbury, Western Australia.

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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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