5 Yawuru phrases to learn for your visit to Broome

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Yawuru - Learn some words!

Yawuru people occupy and manage the lands and seas around Broome in North Western Australia. They are also the Native Title holders of Broome, plus some land and sea around the townsite. What better way to connect with their culture than to learn some words?! Below you will find five phrases that have been supplied to us by Yawuru man Bart Pigram, the owner of Narlijia Tours in Broome (thanks Bart), beautifully illustrated by Rona of Common Ground Australia. For more Yawuru words, why not download the Yawuru Ngan-ga language app - click here!

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Thanks again to Yawuru man Bart Pigram, the owner of Narlijia Tours in Broome for sharing his culture by supplying these words to us, and thank you Common Ground Australia for illustrating these words. Remember to download the Yawuru Ngan-ga language app - click here for pronunciation of these words and also to add more to your Yawuru vocabulary!

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