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Magabala Books is Australia’s leading Indigenous publishing house. Aboriginal owned and led, we celebrate and nurture the talent and diversity of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander voices.
To inspire and empower Indigenous people to share their stories. To celebrate the talent and diversity of Australian Indigenous voices through the publication of quality literature.
Magabala is the Nyul Nyul, Nyangumarta, Karajarri and Yawuru traditional language word for the bush banana, which grows in the Kimberley. Best collected during or just after the wet season (December to March), every part of the fruit can be eaten. Later the fruit hardens and dries in preparation for the dispersal of its many seeds.