Monthly Archives: October 2012

A funeral

Yesterday I attended a funeral for an adopted Yolngu aunty I don’t think I’ve ever met. I say ‘don’t think’ because I can’t be sure. When someone dies here Yolngu people don’t say their name, so all I was told … Continue reading

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My Yolngu mind

For the last month or so I have been thinking about writing a young adult novel, set up here. I’ve outlined the plot and chronology of the main characters’ lives. It is told from a Napaki perspective, but the other … Continue reading

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