2014 – Publication of first Guugu Yimidhirr children’s poetry book
Yuwalin and Other Poems in Guugu Yimirthirr
By Irene Hammett
Published by Cape York Institute, 2014
To our knowledge, this is the first published collection of poems in Guugu Yimithirr. Irene Hammett is a former teacher and is an active Guugu Yimithirr language champion. Yuwalin is illustrated with line drawings by Irene’s daughter Donna Cobus.
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