Yakanarra Song Book


A collection of 14 beautifully illustrated songs about place, the sounds of the animals and birds, hunting, fishing and more. The 10 Walmajarri songs were written in the 1980s and 1990s by Walmajarri teachers. The 4 songs in English were created by children of Yakanarra Community School at a song writing and illustrating workshop with community elders, Jessie Wamarla Moora and Mary Purnjurr Vanbee, as well as Chris Aitken and Alison Lester. 

The book was be launched on Indigenous Literacy Day (6 September 2017).

Age guide: 8 - 12 years old.