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Tjarany Roughtail

WINNER – 1993 Children's Book Council of Australia Eve Pownall Award for Information Books

SHORTLISTED – NSW Premier's Literary Awards

The mysteries of the Dreamtime with the cultural history of the Kukatja people of the Kimberley region of Western Australia. Told in English and Kukatja, the book includes magnificent paintings, maps, kinship diagrams, exercises and language notes.

Gracie Greene

Gracie Greene grew up in Balgo and is descended from the Kukatja people of the Kimberley region of Western Australia. She is a traditional artist and her paintings and sculptures have appeared in numerous exhibitions and publications throughout Australia.

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Joe Tramacchi

Joe Tramacchi was born in Gympie, Queensland. He was named after his mother's favourite uncle and grandfathers who came to Australia from Italy, in 1882 to work as charcoal burners and gold miners. Joe is the eldest of six children....

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Lucille Gill

Lucille Gill was a Kukatja speaker who was born in 1956 at Old Balgo, a mission which straddles the Great Sandy Desert and the Tanami Desert in the remote east Kimberley. In 1986, she worked at the Noonkanbah Adult Education...

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