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CAMPFIRE YARNS WITH CLARRIE CAMERON

Posted: February 19th, 2014

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YMAC member and Nhanhagardi man Clarrie Cameron who launched his book Elephants in the Bush and other Yamatji Yarns last September will be appearing at the Perth Writers Festival this weekend.

Clarrie will share his stories at a free event on Saturday, February 22 at 4pm at the Tropical Grove in the grounds of the University of Western Australia.

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Elephants in the Bush and other Yamatji Yarns will be available for purchase on the day. If you’re unable to make it to the festival it is also available from all good bookshops and online from Magabala Books for $19.95.

New Children’s Book from West Australian Indigenous Artist

Posted: February 1st, 2013

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West Australian artist Norma MacDonald will release her new illustrated children’s book next month through Indigenous publishing house, Magabala Books.

Spinifex Mouse is the tale of a cheeky, spinifex-hopping mouse who lives in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. Written and Illustrated by Ms MacDonald, the book will be available from February 2013 in bookshops across Australia and online from Magabala Books, www.magabala.com

Magabala Books is a not-for-profit publishing house based in Broome that aims to promote, preserve and publish Indigenous Australian culture.

Norma MacDonald descends from both the Yamatji and Nyungar people of Western Australia. Spinifex Mouse follows on from her 2011 success, Stolen Girl, also published through Magabala Books.