Noongar Boodja Waangkan

Noongar Boodja Waangkan: Noongar First Words
Jayden 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 for little people – and big ones – to learn some Noongar language.’ - The West

‘Very young readers will enjoy exploring the pages with an adult, while older children and adults will find this an enticing introduction to the Noongar language. This book would make a wonderful addition for classrooms building a diverse collection.’ - Writing WA

About the Author:
Jayden Boundry is Wadjak Balardong Noongar and Badimaya Yamatji. He is a Noongar language teacher and cultural consultant, didgeridoo player, traditional dancer and storyteller with Ngalak Nidja.

Tyrown Waigana is a Wardandi Noongar (southwest cape country) and Ait Koedhal (Torres Strait Islander) multi-disciplinary artist and designer.

Dimensions: H 25.7cm x W 19.3cm

ISBN: 9781760991975

Publisher: Fremantle Press

Publication Date: 2022

Format: Hardback

Number of Pages: 24