Wiradjuri Bali Yarra (Baby Talk) - Set 1 contains thirty (30) 7 x 9cm flashcards.
Wiradjuri Bali Yarra is a set of flashcards developed by Yaaran (Aaron) Ellis and illustrated by Sam Kenneally. Set 1 is based on introductory words for babies but is easily applicable for new learners of the Wiradjuri language. All words are based on the work of Dr Uncle Stan Grant and Dr John Rudder.
Yaaran (Aaron) Ellis is a Wiradjuri man, born in Albury, NSW, and raised on the NSW Central Coast. In 2017, he returned to Wiradjuri Country as custodian of the Wiradjuri language program at Young High School. Yaaran also shares Wiradjuri language via social media using #WiradjuriWednesday.
Each card is double sided, featuring an illustration with the Wiradjuri word and "sounds like" on one side and an illustration with English word on the reverse.
Set 1 includes:
- mummy, daddy, baby, hot, cold, food, eat, drink (verb), milk, drink (object), yum, yuck, peakaboo, up, down, full, empty, more, hungry, tired, cup, book, ball, toy, yes, no, hello, bye, morning, night.
All words are based on the work of Dr Uncle Stan Grant and Dr John Rudder. The majority of their work can be found in "A New Wiradjuri Dictionary" (ISBN: 9780869421505).