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Yangkana Laurel Yangkana Laurel i(A124018 works by) (a.k.a. Yangkana Madeline Laurel; Yangkana Madeleine Laurel)
Gender: Female
Heritage: Aboriginal ; Aboriginal Walmajarri / Walmatjarri
(Storyteller) assertion
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Yangkana Madeleine Laurel's writing is inspired by her drive to maintain her cultural language and stories through the publication of children's books. Laurel has worked together with Paipaya Mabel Laurel and Wulungarra Community School to produce more than 35 books containing stories told in Walmajarri with English translations. Yangkana Madeleine Laurel, Paipaya Mabel Laurel and the students from Wulungarra Community School have also published several books.

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