Wajarri language: Body parts

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Description Wajarri country is inland from Geraldton, Western Australia, and extends as far south and west as Mullewa, north to Gascoyne Junction and east to Meekatharra.

Leeann Merrit is a Senior language worker at Bundiyarra - Irra Wangga Language Centre in Geraldton.

Leeann loves to teach children the Wajarri language and has produced a book called 'Balayi Mundungu' which means 'Look out for the monster'.

In this short video Leeann teaches body parts in the Wajarri language using a monster puppet to enlighten her students!

Produced by Leeann Merrit and Chris Lewis for ABC Open's Mother Tongue Project.

This video was originally contributed to the ABC Open Mother Tongue project, which invited Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities to share a story about their mother tongue.

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