The Journey Cycles of the Boonwurrung: stories with Boonwurrung Language

The Journey Cycles of the Boonwurrung: stories with Boonwurrung Language

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The newly updated 2nd edition of The Journey Cycles of the Boonwurrung is a collection of stories about Boonwurrung Country, history and people using revitalized Boonwurrung language. Boonwurrung Country and language area covers coastal Melbourne, stretching from Werribee River, around Port Phillip Bay, across the Mornington Peninsula to part of Wilson's Promontory. 

Using English, some Boonwurrung language and wordlists and a spelling and pronunciation guide, the Journey Cycles of the Boonwurrung is suitable for secondary students and adults. This book written by Boonwurrung Elder Aunty Carolyn Briggs represents her journey of recovering her linguistic heritage and returning original words to the stories about her people and Country.

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Specifications

  • Author: Carolyn Briggs
  • Publisher: Victorian Aboriginal Corporation for Languages (VACL)
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-9924696-1-0
  • Pages: 50
  • Price: $29.95

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