CHILDREN’S SESSION: NGANGA

Photo of Aunty Fay Muir
Picture of Sue Lawson
17 Nov 2019
10:30 am-11:30 am
Level 1 Activity Room, Geelong Library & Heritage Centre

CHILDREN’S SESSION: NGANGA

Join co-authors of Nganga: A Dictionary of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Terms and Phrases, Aunty Fay Muir and Sue Lawson, for this fun and informative introduction to First Nations languages.

About the book:

Nganga is an authoritative and concise collection of words and phrases related to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and issues.

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 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.
Recommended age: 10+ (guide only)