The Story of Girbar

Author: Liz Thompson, Dana Ober, James Akiba Senior
Photography: Liz Thompson
Pages: First edition © 2011
24 p. : 21.5 x 28.5 cm.
Language: Kalaw Kawaw Ya, English
Publisher: Pearson Library

ISBN10: 1442520744 (pbk)
ISBN13: 978-1442520745 (hbk)

Purchase: HERE

 

Synopsis

This story is from the Thabu Clan on Saibai island in the Torres Strait. Storyteller James Akiba Senior shared ‘The Story of Girbar’ which belongs to the Dhamuway people. ‘The Story of Girbar’ was traditionally spoken in Kalaw Kawaw Ya language, it is told here in both English and Kalaw Kawaw Ya, language work by Dana Ober. All illustrations were produced by First Nations young people at Saibai Island campus of Tagai State College. 

The Story of Girbar

Author: Liz Thompson, Dana Ober, James Akiba Senior
Photography: Liz Thompson
Pages: First edition © 2011
24 p. : 21.5 x 28.5 cm.
Language: Kalaw Kawaw Ya, English
Publisher: Pearson Library

ISBN10: 1442520744 (pbk)
ISBN13: 978-1442520745 (hbk)

Purchase: HERE

 

Synopsis