Welcome to our new online shop.

We are proud to offer for sale three new children’s picture books in Mpakwithi, a First Nation language of Cape York Peninsula traditionally spoken around Tent Pole Creek. Mpakwithi is a revival language. These are the first texts ever to be published in Mpakwithi.

All prices are inclusive of GST and shipping within Australia (for overseas orders, please contact us)

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Amra Niighi Laenae written and illustrated by Victoria Kennedy: This original story about the adventures of four friends on their way to the beach is one of three of the first texts ever to be written in Mpakwithi, a critically threatened First Nation Language traditionally spoken by the people of Tent Pole Creek on Western Cape York Peninsula. The custodians of Mpakwithi are working with Pama Language Centre linguist Xavier Barker to revive their beautiful language, by developing children’s books, ebooks, songs and learning programs that will at last make it possible to transmit Mpakwithi to future generations. You will also find an English translation in this colourful book and a link to a URL with an ebook read aloud by the author, further linguistic information and other resources.

Print book + ebook $35

ebook $20

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Judy, Chwe Nje ’Wa, written and illustrated by Agnes Mark: This autobiographical story about a little girl and her dog is one of three of the first texts ever to be written in Mpakwithi, a critically threatened First Nation Language traditionally spoken by the people of Tent Pole Creek on Western Cape York Peninsula.nThe custodians of Mpakwithi are working with Pama Language Centre linguist Xavier Barker to revive their beautiful language, by developing children’s books, ebooks, songs and learning programs that will at last make it possible to transmit Mpakwithi to future generations. You will also find an English translation in this colourful book and a link to a URL with an ebook read aloud by the author, further linguistic information and other resources.

Print book + ebook $35
ebook $20

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Therrra Kaffry, written and illustrated by Susan Kennedy: This song about the cheeky Kaffry is one of three of the first texts ever to be written in Mpakwithi, a critically threatened First Nation Language traditionally spoken by the people of Tent Pole Creek on Western Cape York Peninsula. The custodians of Mpakwithi are working with Pama Language Centre linguist Xavier Barker to revive their beautiful language, by developing children’s books, ebooks, songs and learning programs that will at last make it possible to transmit Mpakwithi to future generations. You will also find an English translation in this colourful book and a link to a URL with an ebook read aloud by the author, further linguistic information and other resources.

Print book + ebook $35
ebook $20

COMING SOON

GudaaBulaDyugiBOOK_smGudaa Bula Dyugi-dyugi, by Lillian Bowen:

The chook wanted very much to be friends with the dog. Do you think that was really a good idea. Lillian Bowen is teaching Australia’s oldest recorded language Guugu Yimidhirr at the school in Hope Vale in Cape York Peninsula. Guugu Yimidhirr is the language that gave us the word “kangaroo”. Lillian write this story about the dog and the chook. You will also find an English translation in this colourful book and a link to a URL with an ebook read aloud by the author, further linguistic information and other resources.
Print book + ebook $30
ebook $20

 

 

GudaaBulaDyugiActivity_smGudaa Bula Dyugi-dyugi Activity Sheets, by Karin Calley and Lillian Bowen.

 

This beautiful book of colourful and engaging work sheets has been developed to accompany the book Gudaa Bula Dyugi-dyugi to support classroom teaching and home learning of Guugu Yimidhirr language.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

AND MUCH MORE COMING LATER

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