Aboriginal art and culture

Nyoongar Dictionary

Nyoongar Dictionary

Nyoongar DictionaryRt. Rev. Bernard Rooney OSB, Emeritus Abbot of New Norcia The book includes a ...

Nyoongar DictionaryRt. 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. Divided into two sections, Nyoongar­English and English­Nyoongar, the dictionary is the result of the author's own grass­roots experience of Nyoongar as a spoken language and offers the fruits of his extensive research into the available written sources. These sources include published dictiona...

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Noongar Boodja Waangkan Noongar Boodja Waangkan

Noongar Boodja Waangkan

Noongar Boodja Waangkan: Noongar First WordsJayden Boundry, Illustrated by Tyrown Waigana Wandjoo...

Noongar Boodja Waangkan: Noongar First WordsJayden Boundry, Illustrated by Tyrown Waigana Wandjoo Noongar boodja - welcome to Noongar Country! Noongar is the language of the Noongar nation and is spoken by 14 different groups across the south-west corner of Western Australia. Written in Noongar and English, this fully illustrated collection of first Noongar words includes family, plants, animals, emotions, colours, numbers and more, with an audio link guide for pronunciation. ‘… a great way f...

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Mulganai: A First Nations Colouring Book Mulganai: A First Nations Colouring Book

Mulganai: A First Nations Colouring Book

Mulganai: A First Nations Colouring BookEmma Hollingsworth Let Emma Hollingsworth, aka Mulganai, ...

Mulganai: A First Nations Colouring BookEmma Hollingsworth Let Emma Hollingsworth, aka Mulganai, take you on a journey through Country. For Indigenous peoples and allies alike, Emma invites you to discover the places she grew up – Second Beach, Cardwell, Lockhart, Budgebulla – the stories that she was told by her ancestors, and the animals, people and plants that bring her world to life. Featuring 45 artworks to colour paired with stories and descriptions in Emma’s own words, 'Mulganai' is th...

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Reconciliation Memoirs with Richard Walley

Reconciliation Memoirs with Richard Walley

Reconciliation Memoirs with Dr Richard Walley OAMWritten in collaboration with Victoria Laurie Ea...

Reconciliation Memoirs with Dr Richard Walley OAMWritten in collaboration with Victoria Laurie Each year, Reconciliation WA produces the memoirs of a long-standing champion in the reconciliation movement. This year they sat down with Dr Richard Walley OAM to present his Reconciliation Memoirs, written in collaboration with Victoria Laurie. Dr Walley is a Noongar man and respected Elder, musician, and cultural leader who has been instrumental in the reconciliation movement in Australia. Dr Wal...

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Djerap: Noongar Birds

Djerap: Noongar Birds

Djerap: Noongar BirdsMaree Klesch (editor), Lois Spehn-Jackson (editor) 'Djerap' is an amazing re...

Djerap: Noongar BirdsMaree Klesch (editor), Lois Spehn-Jackson (editor) 'Djerap' is an amazing resource that has been a couple of years in the making. Djerap is a very significant publication because it is the first Noongar book to include the three contemporary Noongar dialects in one book. The cover shows the two moieties of the Noongar Nation; Waardong (Australian Raven) and Manatj (Western Long-billed Corella), representing Noongar people standing together to revive their language and cul...

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Fire and Hearth

Fire and Hearth

Fire and Hearth: A study of Aboriginal usage and European usurpation in south-western AustraliaSy...

Fire and Hearth: A study of Aboriginal usage and European usurpation in south-western AustraliaSylvia J. Hallam , (Preface by) John Mulvaney Professor Sylvia J. Hallam FAHA has written a substantial Afterword to accompany a facsimile edition of her classic work from 1975, 'Fire and Hearth'. In the light of considerable interest in this subject we are thrilled to release this work of deep scholarship back for a new readership. This revised edition includes a Preface by John Mulvaney, and a fol...

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Ngirramanujuwal: The Art and Country of Jimmy Pike Ngirramanujuwal: The Art and Country of Jimmy Pike

Ngirramanujuwal: The Art and Country of Jimmy Pike

Ngirramanujuwal: The Art and Country of Jimmy PikeAustralian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres S...

Ngirramanujuwal: The Art and Country of Jimmy PikeAustralian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS) Ngirramanujuwal is one who adds colour. Walmajarri man Jimmy Pike (c. 1940–2002) manifests colour as strokes of ink on paper: the saturated hues of the desert sky at dusk, and the glimmers of the sun on the water’s surface. His vivid and exceptional drawing, painting and printing skills reveal the desert as a place teeming with colourful life, history and stories. ...

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Reconciliation Memoirs with Fred Chaney

Reconciliation Memoirs with Fred Chaney

Reconciliation Memoirs with Fred Chaney in conversation with Victoria Laurie The Hon Fred Chaney ...

Reconciliation Memoirs with Fred Chaney in conversation with Victoria Laurie The Hon Fred Chaney AO’s commitment to social justice, and his belief in the equal value of all people, has driven a long and passionate career in advancing the reconciliation movement in Australia. The 2022 launch of the 'Reconciliation Memoirs with Fred Chaney' captures his handover notes from sixty years in the Reconciliation movement. Written by Victoria Laurie.

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Junior Atlas of Indigenous Australia

Junior Atlas of Indigenous Australia

Junior Atlas of Indigenous AustraliaMacquarie Dictionary The 'Junior Atlas of Indigenous Australi...

Junior Atlas of Indigenous AustraliaMacquarie Dictionary The 'Junior Atlas of Indigenous Australia', published by Macquarie, is a unique tool for students in upper primary and early secondary years to explore and gain understanding of the lives and cultures of Australia's First Peoples. The Atlas visually represents patterns of human activities in space and time, from over 60,000 years ago to the present time. It covers an extensive range of topics, such as deep history, Indigenous mapping, m...

$39.95

The First Astronomers

The First Astronomers

The First Astronomers: How Indigenous Elders read the starsDuane Hamacher Guided by six First Nat...

The First Astronomers: How Indigenous Elders read the starsDuane Hamacher Guided by six First Nations Elders, Duane Hamacher takes us on a journey across space and time to reveal the wisdom of the first astronomers. These living systems of knowledge challenge conventional ideas about the nature of science and the longevity of oral tradition. Indigenous science is dynamic, adapting to changes in the skies and on Earth, pointing the way for a world facing the profound disruptions of climate cha...

$34.95

Making Australian History

Making Australian History

Making Australian HistoryAnna Clark A bold and expansive history that traces the changing and con...

Making Australian HistoryAnna Clark A bold and expansive history that traces the changing and contested project of Australia's national story. You will think about this country differently after reading this book. Australian history has been revised and reinterpreted by successive generations of historians, writers, governments and public commentators, yet there has been no account of the ways it has changed, who makes history, and how. 'Making Australian History' responds to this critical ga...

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Astronomy: Sky Country Astronomy: Sky Country

Astronomy: Sky Country

Astronomy: Sky CountryKarlie Noon, Krystal De Napoli, Margo Neale (editor) What do you need to kn...

Astronomy: Sky CountryKarlie Noon, Krystal De Napoli, Margo Neale (editor) What do you need to know to prosper for 65,000 years or more? The First Knowledges series provides a deeper understanding of the expertise and ingenuity of Indigenous Australians. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are the oldest scientists in human history. Many First Peoples regard the land as a reflection of the sky and the sky a reflection of the land. Sophisticated astronomical expertise embedded within ...

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