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Author Muir, Fay, author

Title Nganga : a dictionary of Aboriginal terms and phrases / Aunty Fay Muir and Sue Lawson
Published Newtown, NSW : Black Dog Books, 2018
Newtown, Australia : Walker Books Australia, 2018


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  499.15 Mui/Nga  DUE 30-03-20
Description 138 pages : maps ; 20 cm
Summary 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 of the word 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
Audience For children
Subject Aboriginal Australians -- Languages -- Dictionaries, Juvenile.
Aboriginal Australians -- Languages -- Juvenile literature.
Aboriginal Australians -- Languages -- Terms and phrases -- Juvenile literature.
Genre/Form Dictionaries.
Author Lawson, Sue, 1963- author
ISBN 1921977019
Other Titles Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander words and phrases