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Ngaji gurrjin! (hello) Welcome to Yawuru country.
The Yawuru people are the traditional owners of the lands and waters in and around Rubibi (the town of Broome) from Bangarangara to the yalimban (south) to Wirrjinmirr (Willie Creek) to the guniyan (north), and banu (east) covering Roebuck Plains and Thangoo pastoral leases, in the Kimberley region of northern Western Australia.
Wirriya ngangaran liyan nyamba buru Yawuru (We hope you are feeling good in our Yawuru country). We are sharing our stories in a anumber of contemporary ways, you can find out more about the Yawuru language, the six Yawuru seasons and our history and culture on our website: www.yawuru.com
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Our Jetty to Jetty walking tour app here: Call for more information 08 9192 9600
Or learn some Yawuru words and phrases from our language app.
Yawuru is a joint manager of the lands and waters around the town, and along with the Department of Parks and Wildlife, our Yawuru Rangers and Country Mangers are involved in research, public information, maintenance and mapping of the country around the township of Broome, up the coast past beautiful Cable Beach and around the coastline of Roebuck Bay.
The Yawuru philosophy is one of self-sufficiency and building the capacity of individuals and families with cultural and social strength. Yawuru is committed to creating a social enterprise and entrepreneurial culture within Yawuru and the community of Broome.
Nyamba Buru Yawuru Ltd is the operating arm of the Yawuru Private Body Corporate, which holds native title in trust for the Yawuru community. To meet our cultural, heritage and land obligations we encourage enterprise that will deliver sustainable, meaningful and relevant business and employment for Yawuru people.