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Across Australia there are more than 250 Indigenous languages and 800 dialects, each specific to a particular place and people.  [Source: IATSIS]

Noongar is the official language of the Aboriginal people of the south-west of Western Australia and several of the books featured here in the Love to Read Local literary map of WA are written in Noongar or include Noongar words and references. 

Enhance your experience of and connection to Noongar country by exploring books such as:
Nyoongar Boodja – Koomba Bardip Kooratan Nyoongar Land – Long Story Short;
Benang; and

Koorlbardi wer Waardong

Discover more bilingual books on the shelves at FISH Retail Store in Perth and take a deeper dive into Noongar knowledge, language and culture, visit the South West Aboriginal Land and Sea Council website.

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