Please note the Magabala Books webstore is currently closed due to maintenance. We will be taking orders again from Friday 24 September 2021. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Magabala Books Magabala Books Australia’s leading Indigenous publisher Support us

We respectfully caution Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander readers that this website contains images of people who have passed away.


Ngay Janijirr Ngank: This is My Word

A beautifully illustrated account of the life of Magdalene Williams of the Nyul Nyul people. Raised in the confines of Beagle Bay mission in the Kimberley, she was nevertheless exposed to her traditional culture through her Elders. Magdalene's account of the coming of the missionaries, and the destruction of Law and culture is interwoven with the richness and diversity of her Nyul Nyul stories.

Magdalene Williams

Magdalene Williams (deceased) was born and raised at Beagle Bay mission. Her family are the last surviving Nyul Nyul traditional owners and custodians of the area. Her Nyul Nyul name is Iman and goorrajirr the barramundi, her special symbol. One...

Read more

Pat Torres

Pat Torres belongs to three Indigenous groups; the Jabirr Jabirr from the north of Broome, the Nyul Nyul from the Beagle Bay area and the Yawuru people from Broome. She is a writer, artist, illustrator, community worker, health worker, educator...

Read more

Other titles by Pat Torres