Kudjewk dja Bangkerreng

Ngalwakadj Jill Nganjmirra talks in Kunwinjku about the two wet seasons Kudjewk and Bangkerreng and the environmental changes that tell Bininj (Aboriginal people) what foods are available at different times of the year. Key words in Kunwinjku are given as subtitles for the benefit of those learning to read and write in Kunwinjku. The version with English subtitles is below the Kunwinjku screen.

Drawings and voice over by Jill Nganjmirra. Subtitling and video by Andy Peart.

 

And here's the English subtitled version:

Bonj

That is all.

Manimunak Wirlarrk (English subtitles)

Here is the children's literacy video about magpie goose eggs by Jill Nganjmirra, Seraine Namundja and Andy Peart. This version has English subtitles.

Bonj.

That is all.

Djakkukenh

Here is an old Kunwinjku children's reader from 1973 by Hannah Mangiru, Rachel Maralngurra and Meryl Rowe. Drawings by the brilliant artist Namerredje Guymala.

Bonj

That is all.

Manimunak Wirlarrk

Ngalwakadj Jill Nganjmirra and Ngalkangila Seraine Namundja made a video about magpie geese eggs and the season with which they are associated (artwork by Jill Nganjmirra, subtitling by Andy Peart). Key terms from the voice-over appear in the subtitles and are provided for children learning to read and write in Kunwinjku.

 

Bonj

That is all.

 

 

Bininj Manbolh movie from 2006

Bininj Manbolh movie from 2006

In 2006 80 Bininj Warddeken 'people from the rock country' walked from Kamarrkawarn to Kabulwarnamyo via Djorlok on the Mann River over 8 days. The old people or dabborrabbolk were flown in by helicopter each evening to teach the younger walkers about the walking route, the plants and animals, place names, songs and resources of this part of the Arnhem Land Plateau. Produced by Warddeken Land Management Ltd and Murray Garde. WARNING: Bininj viewers should be aware that the film now contains images of three deceased elders, Wamud Namok, Nawakadj Nadjordi and Kodjok Nawurrbbarn.

 

Bininj Manbolh 2006 from Bulanj Nakardbam on Vimeo.