Gamunuŋgu ga Dhul

Art and Crafts

Buku Manapan Books

Produced by the LPC, this selection of books explore the topic for each term's Buku Manapan. 
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Gamunuŋgu ga Dhulaŋ Wordlist

Available from the Yolŋu Matha library, these wordlists support the Buku Manapan topics.
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Supplementary Readers

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Art and Crafts Worksheets

Available to download these worksheet explore sequencing, vocabulary and literacy.
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Colour Posters

Accompanying the book Miny'tji Limurruŋ, this set of posters support students' understanding of colours – Balanda and Yolŋu perspectives.
A3 laminated posters available in the YM Library.
A2 laminated posters available upon request
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Goanna Planner Texts

Miny'tji Limurruŋ

Our Colours

Dhuwali ŋalitjalaŋ miny'tjiny. Ga ŋunha munathay. Balanya. Dhuwaw ga Yirritjaw.

This is our miny'tji. And the earth holds and protects it, it’s just like that. For Dhuwa and Yirritja.

Identified for Lower Primary Years
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Ḏatam ga Ŋändi Marrtjin Näkuw

Ḏatam and Mother prepare for barkpainting

Waŋgany dhu waluy, walal bukmak marrtjin ga guŋga'yurr ŋäṉḏi'mirriŋuny, ṉäkuw djämaw.

One morning they all went and helped mother go and get some bark for a painting.

Identified for Middle Primary Years
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Gungapuy Dhäwu ga Miny'tji Mala Gungaw

Dyes for Pandanus

Dhuwandja dhäwu gungapuy, wanhal nhe dhu gunga maḻŋ'maram ga miny'tji mala gungaw. Dhuwal mala miny'tjiny gungawnydja gam'.

This story is about where you find pandanus and dyes for making baskets.

Identified for Upper Primary Years
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Teaching and Planning Documents 

Key curriculum and planning documents.

Gamunuŋgu ga Dhulaŋ Overview & External Resources

Band 1- 4
Overview document that outlines weekly schedule, suggested resources, recommended topics and curriculum alignment across band levels.

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NT ILC - First Language Bilingual

L1B
The curriculum is meant to support school staff, language speakers and community Elders to develop strong programs and strong pathways for students to learn and grow their knowledge, understanding and skills in Indigenous Languages and Cultures across all levels and stages of schooling. Strong ownership by local language Custodians and speakers is fundamental to the development of an Indigenous
Language and Culture program.

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NT ILC - Culture: Cultural Knowledge and Content

L1M, L1B, LR, LRN, L2, LCA
The curriculum is meant to support school staff, language speakers and community Elders to develop strong programs and strong pathways for students to learn and grow their knowledge, understanding and skills in Indigenous Languages and Cultures across all levels and stages of schooling. Strong ownership by local language Custodians and speakers is fundamental to the development of an Indigenous
Language and Culture program.

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