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Ngarla Songs

by Alexander Brown & Brian Geytenbeek

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About the Book

Ngarla Songs is a unique bilingual presentation of sixty-eight anecdotal songs composed by Ngarla people. They describe the thrill of the hunt, the wonder of whales and other events and life experiences as seen through Ngarla eyes. For the first time these cameos of everyday life in the Pilbara have been written down, translated and recorded in English. Alexander Brown and Brian Geytenbeek have worked together for ten years to capture the wit, wisdom and vibrancy expressed in these songs.

Categories
Current Affairs, Culture & Social History, Indigenous Writing, Award Winning
Publication Year
2003
Publisher
Fremantle Press
Awards

Winner, Kate Chaillis RAKA Award, 2005

ISBN11
1 92073 173 3
HB/PB
Paperback
Format
B+ Format (205 x 138mm)
Pages
192
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