Yawuru Welcome

Shinju Matsuri

Yawuru Welcome

The Yawuru people welcome all the nations to this salt water country, we respect all our elders, the Gurlarrabulu region, the salt water people, nagulangan buru, we speak with mabu “LIYAN”, wirriya Liyan.

Gala mabu gurrburlan, gun-gabungany, banugabungany, gularrgabungany, yalmban-gabungany.

We welcome all our visitors who are here today coming from the north, east, west and south of Australia.

Gala wirriya yangarrngaran junggarra liyan nyambagun buru, jayida Rubibiyi

We are grateful that you here in our country, as visitors.

Nyamba buru jayida Yawurungany ngarrungunil bugarrigarranyurdany, jarrinygun buru mangara.

This is land of the Yawuru people from the Dreamtime, always and forever.

Miliya rumarragun wirriya yangarrngaran ngangayi LIYAN jarrayirr yanggibardu yanggi yingarrjin.

We are proud of our Yawuru language as we welcome and feel a new day dawning.

Image courtesy of
Nyamba Buru Yawuru

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