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Waakarl kardakoor bilya-k [kit] = [The Rainbow Serpent from Blackwood River] / storyteller, Lorraine Smith-Marshall ; original illustrations, Sonya Khan ; [audio storytelling, Charmaine Bennell ; language consultants, Lois Sphen-Jackson [i.e. Spehn-Jackson] ... [et al.] ; English editor, Maree Klesch]]
Bib ID 4934666
Format KitKit [kit] =]
Smith-Marshall, Lorraine
Description Batchelor, N.T. : Batchelor Press, c2009 
1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill., 1 map, ports. ; 18 x 25 cm. + 1 audio CD (at back of booklet), 1 resource CD, 1 talking book DVD. 
ISBN 9781741311471

"A bilingual book in Noongar Kaniyang and English about the Blackwood River Rainbow Serpent and Kaniyang spirits' journey to the open sea. This beautifully illustrated book tells the story of how the Waakarl - (rainbow serpent) carries the souls the deceased Noongars along the Blackwood river and out into the Indian Ocean and their final resting place."--Publisher's website.


Includes word list and pronunciation guide.

Parallel title from publisher's website.

Includes bibliographical references (Cover verso).

The set is a bilingual title in Noongar Kaniyang and English.

Text in Noongar Kaniyang language with English translation.

Digital content preserved

Library holds only booklet and audio CD.

Subjects Readers -- Rainbow serpent.  |  Noongar languages -- Readers.  |  Noongar (Australian people) -- Folklore -- Readers.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Western Australia -- Folklore.  |  Education - Language - Indigenous languages - Readers and primers.  |  Language - Texts and translations - Aboriginal to non-Aboriginal language.  |  Stories and motifs - Rainbow serpent.  |  Language - Vocabulary - Word lists.  |  Noongar / Nyungar / Nyungah languages (W41) (WA SI50)  |  Language - Linguistics - Phonology - Pronunciation.  |  Kaniyang people (W4) (WA SI50-11)  |  Blackwood River (SW WA SI50-09, SI50-05)
Other authors/contributors Khan, Sonya  |  Bennell, Charmaine  |  Spehn-Jackson, Lois  |  Klesch, Maree
Also Titled

Rainbow Serpent from Blackwood River

Terms of Use "The stories and images in this publication contain traditional knowledge of the Noongar Kaniyang people and have been published with the consent of the custodians of the story. Dealing with any part of the story/knowledge for any use that has not been authorised by the custodians may breach the customary laws of the Noongar Kaniyang people, and may also breach the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth) and Moral Rights Act. For enquiries regarding permitted reproduction of any part of this publication, contact Batchelor Press."--Verso of cover. 

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