Languages & Culture

Bilinarra to English Dictionary

Bilinarra is a language spoken in the Victoria River District of the Northern Territory, Australia. This Bilinarra to English Dictionary contains over 2000 Bilinarra words with their English translations, as well as illustrations and detailed encyclopedic information about plants, animals, Dreaming stories and cultural practices.

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Maningrida Kinship Sign Poster - Kuninjku, Kune

Part of a series of four kinship sign posters representing Maningrida/Central Arnhem Land languages Njébbana, Gun-nartpa, Burarra, Kuninjku, Kune, Wurlaki and Djinang. Some of these languages are grouped together. The posters feature a range of kinship terms from husband, wife, brother and sister (older and younger) to in-laws, great-grannies, cross-cousins and poison cousins, all vividly illustrated by Jennifer Taylor with overall design by Chris Storer. Interestingly each language has four different signs for poison cousin.

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Gulumerrdjin Larrakia colouring book

An A4 size colouring book featuring a range of of plant and animal illustrations along with Larrakia language words. Colouring-in activities are complemented by other exercises to inspire the imagination of early learners and their appreciation of the natural world. Illustrations by Gulumerrdjin artist Jason Lee. 

Gulumerrdjin Madawa

Larrakia Animals

An introduction to Larrakia language, the language of the Gulumerrdjin (Larrakia) people of the Darwin and Cox Peninsula regions (NT), through a selection of animal-related words and original illustrations provided by Gulumerrdjin artist Jason Lee. Suitable for early learners and those interested in Larrakia language.

Birrka Marnini

Making Things Mudburra

Mudburra country is located in the middle of the Northern Territory. Our people live in Elliott and Marlinja.

Jingulu and Mudburra Plants and Animals

Bicultural knowledge of the Jingili and Mudburra people of Murranji, Marlinja, Warranganku (Beetaloo) and Kulumindini (Elliott)

This landmark publication has been three years in the making and brings together the work of senior Jingulu and Mudburra elders in collaboration with a biologist and linguists. The focus on Jingulu and Mudburra names and uses for 186 plants and 245 animals represents the largest scope of its kind with the book existing as the Northern Territory Botanical Bulletin No. 49.

GIJA Plants and Animals

Aboriginal flora and fauna knowledge from the east Kimberley, north Australia

This book is the result of a study of Gija plant and animal knowledge conducted by biocultutral knowledge custodians with a linguist and biologist are presented. Gija names and uses of plants and animals, specific names and common English names of 215 plants and 247 animals are included.

LANGUAGE, LAND AND SONG

Studies in honour of Luise Hercus

Language, land, stories and songs are closely entwined in many societies around the world.

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