Bernard’s Story

Yuwin Ngadhi Bernard
My name is Bernard
Dunedoo-dha
I come from Dunedoo
balima Wiradjuri ngurambang
North of Wiradjuri country
ngulumunggu madhanmadhu
on the edge of the forest
ngiyanhiguna ginda-y-ma-l-dhaany nganha-dar-ngura dhurany
we played underneath the ironbark trees
ngiyanhiguna ngurruwiga-rra yirawulin
we see the sunset
ngiyanhiguna bambinya talbragar bila dha
we swam in the Talbragar river

Nives’s Story

Yuwin ngadhi Nives. Ngadhu buwa-garra Slovenia-dhi. Ngadhi miyagan gabangbur widyanha Slovenia-dha. Ngadhi mayiny ngiyawaygunhanha Slovenia-dha.

Ngadhu buwagarra Wiradjuri ngaranbang ngi-nya ngadhiyala ngubaan. Ngadhu waybarra nganhi-guliya-la yinaagirbang.

My name is Nives. I come from Slovenia. My family lives in Slovenia. My people have always been in Slovenia.

I came to Wiradjuri  country to be with my husband. I am a yoga teacher. I make baskets with other women.