Noongar Boodja Waangkan: Noongar First Words


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PRE ORDERS BEING TAKEN - Expected release date 1st September 2022 - your orders will be dispatched as soon as stock arrives.

Wandjoo Noongar boodja – welcome to Noongar Country!

Noongar Boodja Waangkan: Noongar First Words is an illustrated book of first Noongar words. 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.

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.

About the Illustrator

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

About the Book


32 Pages