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West Kimberley Update

An update from Rev Jo Mar

West Kimberley

“I was told that the Worrorra tribe is dying out.  Joy Morlumbun is one of the last speakers of Worrorra, it is really sad.  In church, we try to have the Worrorra choruses and prayers, so people can have an ear for the language.  With translation, I know you usually translate the Bible from English into Indigenous languages, but in Mowanjum I am trying to do things a little differently, through the singing.  People in church tell me that there are some Ngarinyin resources too, and they tell me “don’t learn Worrorra, it’s too hard!”  Lots of men speak Ngarinyin really well, and we are praying that more men would come to church.”