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Nganga: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Words and Phrases

Nganga: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Words and Phrases

Nganga is an authoritative and concise collection of words and phrases related to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and issues.Nganga (ng gar na): To see and understand.Aunty, Uncle, sorry business, deadly, women's business, marngrook, dreamtime, Elders, songlines. Abo... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781921977015
Barcode 9781921977015
Published 1 June 2018 by Walker Books Australia
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Muir, Aunty Fay
By Lawson, Sue
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ISBN-13 9781921977015
ISBN-10 1921977019
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Walker Books Australia
Imprint Walker Books Australia
Publication Date 1 June 2018
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Muir, Aunty Fay
By Lawson, Sue
Category Reference
Trivia & Curious Facts
Human Geography / Peoples Of The World
Australian
Number of Pages 144
Dimensions Width: 131mm
Height: 198mm
Spine: 17mm
Weight 232g
Interest Age Children
Reading Age Children
NBS Text Children's General Non-Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code Not specified
Catalogue Code 925765

Description of this Book

Nganga (nn-guh): To see and understand. Through knowledge comes understanding. Engage with the rich and unique culture of Aboriginal Australians. Nganga is an authoritative and concise dictionary of terms and phrases related to Aboriginal people and issues.

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Author's Bio

Aunty Fay Stewart-Muir is an Elder and Traditional Owner of Boon Wurrung Country. She is the senior linguist at the Victorian Aboriginal Corporation for Languages in Melbourne. Fay is working with her own Boon Wurrung language, recording and putting language into the database for future and present generations. She presents language-related workshops to community members who are reclaiming their languages, as well as universities and TAFEs that are interested in understanding the many and challenging aspects of language reclamation. She also goes out to schools to educate the students about language and culture and to teach language. Nganga is her first children's book. Sue Lawson writes books for children and young adults. She has won the Australian Family Therapists' Award for Children's Literature and was short-listed for the Prime Minister's Literary Awards and the Children's Book Council of Australia Book of the Year Awards.

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