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Our World Bardi Jaawi, Life at Ardiyooloon

WINNER – 2011 Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards (Best Book for Language and Literacy Development – Indigenous Children, 8 - 12 years)

HONOUR BOOK – 2011 Children's Book Council of Australia's (Eve Pownall Award for Information Books)

Ardiyooloon is home to the Bardi Jaawi people and sits at the end of a red dirt road at the top of the Dampier Peninsula, 200km north of Broome in the Kimberley region of Western Australia. This vibrant book is bursting with life and activity and takes readers inside the lives of the children of a remote Indigenous community.

One Arm Point Remote Community School

In the past, the One Arm Point school at Ardiyooloon was set up to teach English literacy and numeracy skills to enable Indigenous children to 'fit into' mainstream society. Today, the integration of Bardi Jaawi traditional ways of life with...

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