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Roma Winmar Roma Winmar i(A124917 works by) (a.k.a. Yibiyung)
Gender: Female
Heritage: Aboriginal ; Aboriginal Noongar / Nyoongar / Nyoongah / Nyungar / Nyungah/Noonygar
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BiographyHistory

'Roma Winmar has worked significantly in Indigenous education and the arts where she is continuously working with promoting Noongar language and cultural activities and has translated many children’s songs into Noongar.

'She has extensive language skills and is [...] employed as a Noongar language teacher at Western Australia’s Moorditj College. She has delivered sessions at conferences on language and sits on the Department of Education’s Curriculum Council in setting standards and educational expectations for Noongar language taught at secondary and TEE levels.

'Roma was the language and cultural consultant on the play Yibiyung written by her daughter Dallas Winmar. Roma, under the name of Yibiyung, has worked with the Carrolup School of artists.' (Source : UWAP website)

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