Nganga - Softcover


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"We are all one blood. No matter where we are from, we are all one blood, the same." - David Gulpilil

  • Nganga: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Words and Phrases.
  • An authoritative and concise collection of words and phrases related to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and issues.
  • Nganga (ng gar na) means 'to see and understand'. Aunty, Uncle, sorry business, deadly, women's business, marngrook, dreamtime, Elders, songlines. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander words have become part of our everyday vocabulary, but we may not know their true meaning or where the words come from.
  • In Nganga, Aunty Fay Muir and Sue Lawson have brought together these words, their meanings and their history. Engage with the rich and unique culture of Aboriginal Australians through this authoritative and concise collection.

Author 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. Co-written by award-winning author Sue Lawson. 

 

Pages: 144

Published: June 2018

Size (cm): 13 x 20 x 2

Every purchase supports ACMI.

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