Aboriginal Books

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The Rainbow Serpent  written & illustrated by Dick Roughsey  There are many names and stories associated with the Rainbow Serpent, all of whcih communicate its significance within Aboriginal traditions, most particularly as a symbol of fertility peace and unity.  Dick was born on Langunarnji Island in the Gulf of Carpentaria and his tribal name was Goobalathaldin meaning rough seas  softcovered - 16 pages PRICE:  $15.00 or (2) for $28.00

Fishpond Australia, The Rainbow Serpent (Australian Children's Classics) by P Trezise Dick Roughsey. Buy Books online: The Rainbow Serpent (Australian Children's Classics), ISBN P.

The Mark of the Wargarl  written by Lorna Little and illustrated by Janice Lyndon  The Wargarl is the sacred rainbow serpent, the mother spirit of Nyoongar country in Australia's South West.  It is a guardian spirit of all the rivers and fresh waters in this area.  This is the story of how a young boy questioned the wisdom of his Elders and why he received the Wargarl for his totem  softcovered:  16 pages PRICE:  18.00 or 2 for $35.00

Maadjit Walken is the Sacred Rainbow Serpent. She is the mother spirit and creator of Nyoongar Country in the south west of Western Australia. She formed the landscape and the waterways, and made her first child Maadjit Wagarl, the Sacred Water Snake,

Marngrook  wrtten by Titta Secombe & illustrated by Grace Fielding  The Long-ago story of Aussie Rules.  This is a tale of marngrook, the Aboriginal ball game from north west Victoria that inspired the birth of Aussie Rules.  'A wonderful kid's story that shares the origins of our national game.' - Adam Goodes (Sydney Swans)  softcovred - 13 pages PRICE:  $17.00 or 2 for $33.00

Based on the sometimes controversial theory of how Australian Rules Football developed from ‘marngrook’, a ball game played by Aboriginal people in north west Victoria more than 150 years ago.

The Barrumbi Kids  written by Leonie Norrington  Dale & Tomias are best mates.  Tomias's ancestors have lived at Long Hole since the Dreaming.  Dale's Grandfather was the first white man to settle there.  This is their country. An exciting, funny first novel about children moving between Aboriginal and white cultures.  softcovered - 197 pages PRICE:  $18.00 or 2 for $35.00 The Barrumbi Kids Series (3) - $52.00

The Barrumbi Kids written by Leonie Norrington Dale & Tomias are best mates. Tomias's ancestors have lived at Long Hole since the Dreaming. Dale's Grandfather was the first white man to settle there. This is their country. An exciting, funny first novel about children moving between Aboriginal and white cultures. softcovered - 197 pages PRICE: $18.00 or 2 for $35.00 The Barrumbi Kids Series (3) - $52.00

Living alongside animals - Anangu way  told by Eileen Wani Wingfield & Emily Munyungka Austin  In a series of vivid anedotes, Eileen & Emily introduce us to the animals of thei country, the deserts of South Australia.  Their stories of how they interact with the animals birds and reptiles that share their beautiful arid country are full of affectionate humour ......  softcovered - 26 pages PRICE:  $13.00 or (2) for $25.00

Living alongside animals - Anangu way told by Eileen Wani Wingfield & Emily Munyungka Austin In a series of vivid anedotes, Eileen & Emily introduce us to the animals of thei country, the deserts of South Australia. Their stories of how they interact with the animals birds and reptiles that share their beautiful arid country are full of affectionate humour ...... softcovered - 26 pages PRICE: $13.00 or (2) for $25.00

Learning from THE LAND  told by Yami Lester  The land is like a book - full of stories that explain how people, animals, rockholes, the hills and different plants and trees came into being.  This story is about the boyhood memories of Yami Lester who grew up learning about the land from his elders. softcovered - 18 pages PRICE:  $13.00 or (2) for $24.00

Learning from THE LAND told by Yami Lester The land is like a book - full of stories that explain how people, animals, rockholes, the hills and different plants and trees came into being. This story is about the boyhood memories of Yami Lester who grew up learning about the land from his elders. softcovered - 18 pages PRICE: $13.00 or (2) for $24.00

Kootear the Echidna  Retold by Cindy Laws and illustrated by Cindy & Adam Laws.  A Dreamtime story from the Boorooberongal/Darkinjung People & dedicated to the memory of Uncle Charlie  "When the dreaming had just begun, Baimai had made all the animals for the earth.  The animals had no coats and were all lined up waiting for Baimai for their turn at receiving something special......."  PRICE:  $10.00 or 2 for $18.00 SET [2] [Wargan & Kootear] - $18.00

Kootear the Echidna Retold by Cindy Laws and illustrated by Cindy & Adam Laws. A Dreamtime story from the Boorooberongal/Darkinjung People & dedicated to the memory of Uncle Charlie "When the dreaming had just begun, Baimai had made all the animals for the earth. The animals had no coats and were all lined up waiting for Baimai for their turn at receiving something special......." PRICE: $10.00 or 2 for $18.00 SET [2] [Wargan & Kootear] - $18.00

Wargan the Crow  Retold by Cindy Laws and illustrated by Cindy & Adam Laws.  A Dreamtime story from the Boorooberongal/Darkinjung People & dedicated to the memory of Uncle Charlie  "Wargan the crow was a beautiful bird.  He had the most colourful feathers of all the birds and a long colourful tail.  Wargan was a show off and would tease the other birds with his beauty..........."  PRICE:  $10.00 or 2 for $18.00 SET - 2 [Wargan & Kootear] - $18.00

Wargan the Crow Retold by Cindy Laws and illustrated by Cindy & Adam Laws. A Dreamtime story from the Boorooberongal/Darkinjung People & dedicated to the memory of Uncle Charlie "Wargan the crow was a beautiful bird. He had the most colourful feathers of all the birds and a long colourful tail. Wargan was a show off and would tease the other birds with his beauty..........." PRICE: $10.00 or 2 for $18.00 SET - 2 [Wargan & Kootear] - $18.00

Gudjal Books [boxed Set of 4]  by William C Santo  Gudjal book of Animals Gudjal book of Birds Gudjal language Pocket Dictionary Gudjal - My Country Gudjal language was spoken in the area from Mount Garnet to Charters Towers in North Queensland  PRICE:  $30.00

Gudjal Books [boxed Set of 4] by William C Santo Gudjal book of Animals Gudjal book of Birds Gudjal language Pocket Dictionary Gudjal - My Country Gudjal language was spoken in the area from Mount Garnet to Charters Towers in North Queensland PRICE: $30.00

Nyikina Stories 2 & CD  traditional stories of the Nyikina People from lower Fitzroy River, West Kimberley, WA Woonyoomboo & Jandamarra  Learn some words in the language of the Nyikina people of Western Austalia by listening and reading along with the storyteller.  The traditional stories of Woonyoomboo & Jandamarra are told in Nyikina with English translations.  Woonyoomboo taught survival skills that are still used today. PRICE:  $32.00 or 2 for $60.00 Set [2] - $60.00

Nyikina Stories 2 & CD traditional stories of the Nyikina People from lower Fitzroy River, West Kimberley, WA Woonyoomboo & Jandamarra Learn some words in the language of the Nyikina people of Western Austalia by listening and reading along with the storyteller. The traditional stories of Woonyoomboo & Jandamarra are told in Nyikina with English translations. Woonyoomboo taught survival skills that are still used today. PRICE: $32.00 or 2 for $60.00 Set [2] - $60.00

Nyikina Stories 1 & CD  traditional stories of the Nyikina People from lower Fitzroy River, West Kimberley, WA Ngalyak and Karnanganyja  Learn some words in the language of the Nyikina people of Western Austalia by listening and reading along with the storyteller.  The traditional stories of Ngalyak [bluetongue lizard] & Karnanganyja [Emu] are told in Nyikina with English translations.  PRICE:  $32.00 or 2 for $60.00 Set[2] - $60.00

Nyikina Stories 1 & CD traditional stories of the Nyikina People from lower Fitzroy River, West Kimberley, WA Ngalyak and Karnanganyja Learn some words in the language of the Nyikina people of Western Austalia by listening and reading along with the storyteller. The traditional stories of Ngalyak [bluetongue lizard] & Karnanganyja [Emu] are told in Nyikina with English translations. PRICE: $32.00 or 2 for $60.00 Set[2] - $60.00

The Aborigine and the Mermaid  written and illustrated by Ian Coate  An exciting tour in cultures, mythology and geography.  It happened on a golden beach one hot and humid day.  A mermaid lost her only pet and boy had lost his way.  The accidental meeting will change forever the way you view traditional stories and folklore.  softcovered - 16 pages PRICE:  $10.00 OR 2 for $18.00

The Aborigine and the Mermaid written and illustrated by Ian Coate An exciting tour in cultures, mythology and geography. It happened on a golden beach one hot and humid day. A mermaid lost her only pet and boy had lost his way. The accidental meeting will change forever the way you view traditional stories and folklore. softcovered - 16 pages PRICE: $10.00 OR 2 for $18.00

Bush Secrets  written by Tjalaminu Mia and Jessica Lister  Debbie has two special secrets and she definately doesn't want to share them with her brother Billy.   When her grandfather comes to visit though, Debbie knows she can trust him with her treasures.  Grandpa has another secret, just for her.  It's his special place and Debbie is charged with taking care of it.  softcovered - 24 pages (6 Chapters) PRICE:  $10.00 or (2) for $18.00

Bush Secrets by Tjalaminu Mia, available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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