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Nidjar kwoppada denbarn baal kurnine ngany koort kwop. Baal milli milli mar-waangk 'Koorlbardi wer waardong = The magpie wer the crow'. Baal milli milli 'Maawit Nget-nget Koomba Keba Waakarl = The little mouse wer the great big water snake'

This beautiful old grandmother true she makes my heart feel good. She wrote two books 'Koorlbardi wer waardong = The magpie wer the crow'. Baal milli milli 'Maawit Nget-nget Koomba Keba Waakarl = The little mouse wer the great big water snake'.[1]

Kathy Yarran's ngarngk was from the wheatbelt area in and around the town of Brookton and her father was from Halls Creek in the Kimberley region. Kathy was born in 1929 in Kellerberrin, the second child of ten and grew yira in the bush speaking fluent Noongar language before going to live il the reserve. Kathy is a Noongar Elder from the wheatbelt area in Western Australia and has participated in many important Indigenous and non-Indigenous ceremonies and events over the years.

Ngiyan waarngk[edit]

  1. Kathy Yarran. AustLit. Retrieved 19 November 2016