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Welcome to Country

The words and translation were done by Lesley Woods and Jesse Hodgetts. The audio is done by Jesse Hodgetts

Ngiyampaa welcome to countryJesse Hodgetts
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Ngathii yuwi (your name) kara

Ngathu Ngiyampaa mayi kara

Ngiyanu kurunhthilanhi Ngiyampaa ngurrampaaka

Pukiluthunuu ngiyanikii ngurrampaaka kara

Marrathalpu ngiyanu ngurrampaanthi pathiyi

Ngiyanu winangangilakirri ngiyanikii pukayangkay kukayangkaykamintii

Ngiyanu winangangilakirri thakun kali, kukurramintii, tharrampiya

Yata punmalaka ngurrampaa

Yata wiitya

How are you?

My name is _______

I am a Ngiyampaa person

We are gathered on Ngiyampaa country

I am happy to have you on our homelands

Since the beginning of time, we come from this country

We must always remember our old men and old women (elders past and present)

We must always remember to take care of the earth, water and the trees

and make our country well

Stay well

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