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Nganga: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Words and Phrases
Nganga: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Words and PhrasesNganga: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Words and Phrases

Nganga: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Words and Phrases

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Lawson, Sue

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Nganga (ng gar na): 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 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.

ISBN: 9781921977015
Author: Lawson, Sue
Publication date: 01/06/2018
Format: Paperback
Dimension: 198mm X 131mm

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