Territory Stories

Na-walkwalk-kan

Details:

Title

Na-walkwalk-kan

Creator

Northern Territory Library; Banatjarl Strongbala Wimun Grup

Photographer

Diane Krepp; Mary Gazzola; Diane Krepp; Mary Gazzola

Collection

E-Publications; E-Books; PublicationNT

Date

2012

Location

Katherine

Abstract

The smoking ceremony, an anceint custom, has been practised by the Jawyoyn people for thousands of years. It involves smouldering various native plants to produce smoke, which has healing and cleansing properties and the ablility to ward off bad spirits.

Notes

Cover title. Funding assistance from Australian Government, Indigenous Language Support.

Language

Jawoyn; Kriol; English

Subject

Jawoyn language -- Readers; Kriol language -- Readers; Jawoyn (N57); Kriol (P1); Children's Stories

Publisher name

Northern Territory Government

Place of publication

Darwin

Format

16 unnumbered pages : colour illustrations ; 17 x 18 cm

File type

application/pdf

ISBN

977563499

Use

Attribution International 4.0 (CC BY 4.0)

Copyright owner

Northern Territory Government

License

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0

Related links

https://itun.es/au/CupBcb.l [Na-walkwalk-kan by Banatjarl Strongbala Wimun Grup]

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/754716

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/774135

Page content

The smoking cere mony, an ancient custom, has been practised by the Jawoyn people for thousands of years. It involves smouldering various native plants to produce smoke, which has healing and cleansing properties and the a bil ity to ward off bad spirits. Ku lku l Pe ipa bak Dumuk Nur lk R iver R i id Ko ya Entp i t Det Banat jar l Strongba la Wimun Grup im garram o la w imun brom o la Jawo yn komun i t i ra idaran Kather ine kantr i . Im in stat 1999, det Banat jar l Strongba la Wimun Grup im a lbum b langa shoum bat en dum bat en k ipum bat ebr i j i ng ka l t jawe i b langa w imun sa id h i l im bat en bush med is in en smok im bat be i bi en big in imo b . If enibodi wandim enijing brom dijan buk wal dei garra askim o larram no Northern Territory Library. Banatjarl Strongbala Wimun Grup bin meigim ebri stori en pitja langa dijan buk. If enibodi kopi o gidim enijing brom dijan buk weya nobodi bin askim ola olgamenmob elda brom Banatjarl Strongbala Wimun Grup wal dei garra git trabul dumaji im garram det Copyright Act. Hand-woven mat by Kirsten Murray, Catalogue Number 1196-12 Graphic Design by Batchelor Press Photography by Diane Krepp and Mary Gazzola (Katherine)