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Nginingawila ngirramini : our story / Tiwi College Alalinguwi Jarrakarlinga
Bib ID 6937757
Format BookBook [text, still image, volume]
Description Sydney, NSW : Lothian Children's BookS, 2015 
45, [2] pages : colour illustrations, 1 colour map, colour portraits ; 23 cm 
ISBN 9780734417077 (paperback)
Summary

In this collection of inspiring pieces, the girls share stories about their heroes, their sacred places and the happiest moments of their lives. With an introduction by Indigenous Literacy Foundation ambassador Dr Anita Heiss and author Pamela Freeman, Nginingawila Ngirramini was created in Sydney as part of the ILF s Create Initiative, a workshop program to improve literacy. Students: Bobette Joran, Rina Moreen, Sharna Austral, Jess Stassi, Shania Puruntatameri, Ella Moreen, Sherayne Puruntatameri, Jasmine Brooks and Angelita Tipungwuti.

Notes

Illustration and map on end papers.

Includes a glossary of Tiwi words on page [46]

"This book was produced as part of the Indigenous Literary Foundation's Creative Initiative. The initiative partners young Indigenous women with publishers and mentors to creae (produce stories), cultivate (build knowledge) and motivate (grow self-esteem)"--Opposite title page.

Students: Bobette Joran, Rina Moreen, Sharna Austral, Jess Stassi, Shania Puruntatameri, Ella Moreen, Sherayne Puruntatameri, Jasmine Brooks and Angelita Tipungwuti. Each girl did the artwork on her page.

For children.

Subjects Teenage girls -- Northern Territory -- Tiwi Islands -- Biography.  |  Community life -- Northern Territory -- Tiwi Islands -- Biography.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Northern Territory -- Tiwi Islands -- Juvenile literature.  |  Community life -- Northern Territory -- Juvenile literature.  |  Tiwi people (N20) (NT SC52-16)  |  Wiradjuri people (D10) (NSW SI55-07)  |  Daily life.  |  Education - Schools - Community relations.  |  History - Biographies - Indigenous - Autobiographies.  |  Literature and stories - Juvenile.  |  Tiwi language (N20) (NT SC52-16)  |  Psychology - Self concept.  |  Tiwi Islands (N.T.)  |  Tiwi Islands (N.T.) -- Juvenile literature.  |  Tiwi Islands (NT SC52-15, SC52-16)  |  Yermalner / Melville Island (NT SC52-16)  |  Bathurst Island (NT SC52-15)  |  Milikapiti / Snake Bay (Melville Island NT SC52-16)  |  Australian
Other authors/contributors Puruntatameri, Sherayne, author, illustrator  |  Puruntatameri, Shania,, author illustrator  |  Brooks, Jasmine, author, illustrator  |  Joran, Bobette, author, illustrator  |  Moreen, Rina, author, illustrator  |  Moreen, Ella, author, illustrator  |  Austral, Sharna, author, illustrator  |  Stassi, Jess, author, illustrator  |  Tipungwuti, Angelita, author, illustrator  |  Tiwi College Alalinguwi Jarrakarlinga, author  |  Indigenous Literacy Foundation, sponsoring body
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