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Ngalang wongi ngalang boodja / storyteller and illustrator: Gail Yorkshire-Selby, Noongar Wundjari wer Ngatju Kwont ; [illustrations Karl Brand ; photography Maree Klesch]
Bib ID 5465377
Format BookBook
Author
Yorkshire-Selby, Gail
 
Description Batchelor, N.T. : Batchelor Press, ©2011 
92 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm. + 1 audio CD (4 3/4/in.) 
ISBN 9781741312447
Technical Details

System requirements for accompanying disc: Device suitable for playing audio CD. 

Summary

Tells seven 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.

Full contents
  • Manda waarnap
  • Waalitj wer koorli = The eagle and the turkey
  • Waalitj Mandaboornap-ak = The eagles at Mandaboornap
  • Bilyariny = the Pink Lakes
  • Maanang wer maarndawern = The whales and the spirits
  • Waardong koondarminy = Crow dreaming
  • Kwilena koondarminy = Dolphin dreaming
  • Wirt koondarminy = White ant dreaming.
 
Notes

Cover title.

Accompanied by audio CD.

"Funded by Maintenance of Indigenous Languages and Records, Australian Government. Dandjoo Moordiyap Dabakarn Noongar Language Project"--Cover verso.

Includes bibliographical references.

Text in Noongar and English.

Digital content preserved

Subjects Noongar languages -- Texts.  |  Noongar (Australian people) -- Folklore.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Western Australia -- Folklore.  |  Noongar / Nyungar / Nyungah people (W41) (WA SI50)  |  Stories and motifs - Snakes.  |  Stories and motifs - Lakes.  |  Animals - Birds - Bustards / Turkeys / Bush turkeys.  |  Stories and motifs - Birds.  |  Education - Language - Indigenous languages - Readers and primers.  |  Stories and motifs - Eagles / hawks / crows.  |  Stories and motifs - Ants and termites.  |  Noongar / Nyungar / Nyungah languages (W41) (WA SI50)  |  Literature and stories.  |  Stories and motifs - Dolphins / whales.  |  Esperance map area (SE WA SI51-06)  |  Lucky Bay (SE WA SI51-06)  |  Australian
Other authors/contributors Klesch, Maree  |  Brand, Karl
Available From Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education, C/- Post Office Batchelor NT 0845 

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