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Tamarra: A Story of Termites on Gurindji Country


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Did you know that termites eat more than just wood? Or that there are four types of termite poo? Or that a warm paste made from termite mound is used to strengthen a Gurindji baby’s body and spirit? Tamarra: A Story of Termites on Gurindji Country celebrates everything there is to know about termites through storytelling from the Gurindji People.

Created as a collaboration between over 30 First Nations and non-indigenous contributors, this book explores how termites and their mounds connect different parts of Gurindji Country. there are also fun ‘Did You Know’ facts and other fascinating scientific information.

Beautifully illustrated and written in traditional Gurindji, Gurindji Kriol and English with glossary and pronunciation guide, Tamarra is an educational and cultural journey through Gurindji Country.