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Issue Details: First known date: 2006... 2006 Gudjal Book of Birds
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Bilingual word book, using English and the indigenous Australian language of Gudjal, of Australian birds.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Language: Aboriginal Gudyal AIATSIS ref. (E60) (Qld SE55-13) , English
    • Thuringowa, Townsville area, Marlborough - Mackay - Townsville area, Queensland,: Black Ink Press , 2006 .
      person or book cover
      Image courtesy of Black Ink Press
      Extent: 16p.
      Description: col. illus.
      Note/s:
      • This book is part of a boxed set of four books.

        'These small companion books include a map and a guide to pronunciation. They will entertain people of all ages, but especially young children. An educational resource for adults or children.' (Trove Australia)

      • Guide to pronunciation included
      ISBN: 1863340173
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders' Virtual Books State Library of Queensland , Queensland : State Library of Queensland , 2009 Z1632031 2009 website Queensland : State Library of Queensland , 2009

Works about this Work

Indigenous Language Publishing - Black Ink Press 2012 single work column
— Appears in: Our Languages Are the Voice of the Land : the FATSIL Newsletter , January vol. 44 no. 2012;

'Black Ink Press is a community-based Indigenous publishing company based in North Queensland, specialising in contemporary illustrated books for young readers. Black Ink Press has a strong commitment to publishing in Indigenous languages.'

'So far, Black Ink has published in Gudjal, Mamu, Mitakoodi, Gamilaraay, Wadja, Wik Mungkan, Wiradjuri, Kalaw Kawaw Ya, Torres Strait Creole and Nywaigi. They have new books in Kunjen and Djambarpuyingu, and are developing projects in Warrgamay, Yidinj, Waluwara, and others. Some of these only have a few words ‘in language’ but they do give readers a taste. Others are fully bi-lingual.' (Abstract)

Indigenous Language Publishing - Black Ink Press 2012 single work column
— Appears in: Our Languages Are the Voice of the Land : the FATSIL Newsletter , January vol. 44 no. 2012;

'Black Ink Press is a community-based Indigenous publishing company based in North Queensland, specialising in contemporary illustrated books for young readers. Black Ink Press has a strong commitment to publishing in Indigenous languages.'

'So far, Black Ink has published in Gudjal, Mamu, Mitakoodi, Gamilaraay, Wadja, Wik Mungkan, Wiradjuri, Kalaw Kawaw Ya, Torres Strait Creole and Nywaigi. They have new books in Kunjen and Djambarpuyingu, and are developing projects in Warrgamay, Yidinj, Waluwara, and others. Some of these only have a few words ‘in language’ but they do give readers a taste. Others are fully bi-lingual.' (Abstract)

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