The translation of the popular children's song is part of CAN's Lullabies program – a music, art and language initiative specifically designed to encourage language revival.
'We wanted to honour 2019 being International Year of Indigenous Languages, and what better way than by sharing this well-known song in traditional language,' said CAM's General Manager June Moorhouse.
The song is performed by Gina Williams and Guy Ghouse. Gina is a Noongar/Ballardong woman who went to TAFE as an adult to learn Noongar.
'I wanted to learn the language, to write songs so that I could teach my children. It's an incredibly beautiful language – when I hear Noongar language I hear music, it literally sings to me,' Gina said.
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