Waarkarl Kardakoor Bilya-KThe Rainbow Serpent from Blackwood River

Author(s): Lorraine Smith-Marshall (As told by); Karl Brand (Designed by); Colleen Sherratt (Translator); Sonya Khan (Illustrator); Maree Klesch (Editor); Lois Spehn-Jackson (Translator); Kathy Yarran (Translator); Charmaine Bennell (Narrated by); Denise Smith-Ali (Contribution by)

Aboriginal Picture Books | Noongar

The Rainbow Serpent from Blackwood River is a bilingual book in Noongar Kaniyang and English. It is about the Blackwood River Rainbow Serpent and Kaniyang spirits' journey to the open sea. This beautifully illustrated book tells the story of how the Waakarl (Rainbow Serpent) carries the souls of deceased Noongars along the Blackwood river and out into the Indian Ocean to their final resting place. This title is available as a Book and Audio CD, a Resource CD, a Talking Book DVD and as a complete set.


Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9781741311488
  • : Batchelor Institute
  • : Batchelor Press
  • : May 2009
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Lorraine Smith-Marshall (As told by); Karl Brand (Designed by); Colleen Sherratt (Translator); Sonya Khan (Illustrator); Maree Klesch (Editor); Lois Spehn-Jackson (Translator); Kathy Yarran (Translator); Charmaine Bennell (Narrated by); Denise Smith-Ali (Contribution by)
  • : Paperback