This Bibliography is a collection of resources and references that have informed CAN's Place Names project process and community outcomes.
It is not exhaustive but intended as an acknowledgement of the Aboriginal knowledge holders, storytellers and writers who have led the way.
Under the direction of Moodjar Consultancy, CAN has referenced resources in this list that acknowledge and cite the Elder who has spoken or shared their knowledge or story as best practice.
In addition, there are key references to works by colonialists that are considered core texts for Noongar place names.
We aim to grow this reference list as a means of expanding access to a variety of Noongar and Aboriginal written work.
AUTHORITY, L.-W. A. L. I. 2021. Place name history In: LANDGATE (ed.). Western Australia West Australian Government
BATES, D. 1992. Aboriginal Perth and Bibbulmun biographies and legends, Hesperian Press.
BATES, D. 2010. The Passing of the Aborigines: a lifetime spent among the natives of Australia, Lulu. com.
BERNARD, V. 2020. A Treaty that Dares Not Speak its Name: The Noongar Settlement in the Australian South West. Journal of the European Association for Studies on Australia, 11.
BUCHANAN, J., COLLARD, L., CUMMING, I., PALMER, D., SCOTT, K. & HARTLEY, J. 2016. Chapter 3: Noongar boordier gnulla katitjin – The influence of Noongar knowledge.
COLLARD, L. Boodjar Nyungar Placenames in the South-West of Western Australia [Online]. Available: https://www.boodjar.sis.uwa.ed... [Accessed].
COLLARD, L. 2014. Boodjar: Nyungar placenames in the South-West of Western Australia.
COLLARD, L. & BRACKNELL, C. 2012. Beeliar Boodjar: An introduction to Aboriginal history in the city of Cockburn, Western Australia. Australian Aboriginal Studies, 86-91.
COLLARD, L. & BUCHANAN, J. Kaya Wandjoo Ngala Noongarpedia: Knowledge and language regeneration through the use of online pedias. PULiiMA Language & Technology Forum 2017, 2017.
COLLARD, L., GOODCHILD, B. & MARINOVA, D. 2011. Understanding place names in Southwest Australia.
COLLARD, L., HARBEN, S. & THOMSON, J. 2017. Report on a Cultural Heritage Assessment of Wellington Square, East Perth, WA.
COLLARD, L., MARTIN, L., REYNOLDS, J. & MOTLOP, P. 2019. A Sense of Place: Nyungar Cultural Mapping of The University of Western Australia and Surrounds.
COLLARD, L. M. 2009. Djidi djidi, wardong, kulbardi, walitj and weitj: Nyungar dream time messengers. Westerly, 54, 7-26.
COLLARD, L. M. 2018. Katitjin Ngulluckiny Boodjera: Kura, Yeye Mila Boorda (Understanding our country: Past, today, and into the present). Westerly, 63, 70-82.
DOBSON, B. & MACINTYRE, K. 2018. Pre-contact indigenous Fremantle [Online]. Perth Available: https://anthropologyfromtheshe... [Accessed 2021].
GREEN, N. 1979. Nyungar--the People: Aboriginal Customs in the Southwest of Australia, Creative Research.
HALLAM, S. & TILBROOK, L. 1990. Aborigines of the Southwest Region 1829-1840. The Bicentennial Dictionary of Western Australians Volume VIII. Nedlands: The University of Western Australia Press.
HARBEN, S., VAN DEN BERG, S. & COLLARD, L. 2004. Nidja Beeliar Boodjar Noonookurt Nyininy: A Nyungar interpretive history of the use of Boodjar (country) in the vicinity of Murdoch University.
HOST, J. T. & OWENS, C. 2009. 'It's Still in My Heart this is My Country': The Single Noongar Claim History, UWA Publishing.
KELLY, G. 2009. The Single Noongar Claim: Native title, archival records and aboriginal community in Western Australia. Community archives: The shaping of memory, 49-63.
KONISHI, S. 2019. First nations scholars, settler colonial studies, and indigenous history. Australian Historical Studies, 50, 285-304.
LEN, C., CLINT, B. & DAVID, P. 2017. Nyungar of Southwestern Australia and Flinders: A Dialogue on Using Nyungar Intelligence to Better Understand Coastal Exploration. Ab-original, 1, 1-16.
MILROY, J. & REVELL, G. 2013. Aboriginal story systems: Remapping the West, knowing country, sharing space. Occasion: Interdisciplinary Studies in the Humanities, 5, 1-24.
MOORE, G. F. 1842. A descriptive vocabulary of the language in common use amongst the aborigines of Western Australia.
O'CONNOR, R. P., BODNEY, C. & QUARTERMAINE, G. 1989. Report on an investigation into Aboriginal significance of wetlands and rivers in the Perth-Bunbury region, Western Australian Water Resources Council.
RADEMAKER, L. 2016. Why historians need linguists (and linguists need historians). Language.
SEDDON, G. 1972. Sense of Place a Response to an Environment, the Swan Coastal Plain, Western Australia.
STOCKER, L., COLLARD, L. & ROONEY, A. 2016. Aboriginal world views and colonisation: Implications for coastal sustainability. Local Environment, 21, 844-865.
THIEBERGER, N. 2004. Linguistic report on the single Noongar Native Title claim.
THOMSON, C., BENNETT, D., JOHNSTON, M. & MASON, B. 2015. Why the where matters: A sense of place imperative for teaching better Indigenous affairs reporting. Pacific Journalism Review, 21, 141-161.
WOOLTORTON, S., COLLARD, L. & HORWITZ, P. 2014. Stories want to be told: Elaap Karlaboodjar. PAN: Philosophy Activism Nature, 3-18.
WOOLTORTON, S., COLLARD, L. & HORWITZ, P. 2017. The land still speaks: Ni, Katitj!: An introduction. PAN: Philosophy Activism Nature, 57-67.
WOOLTORTON, S., COLLARD, L. & HORWITZ, P. 2018. Living water: Groundwater and wetlands in Gnangara, Noongar boodjar. PAN: Philosophy Activism Nature, 5-23.
WOOLTORTON, S., COLLARD, L. & HORWITZ, P. 2019. Layers of meanings in our landscapes: hiding in full view. Critical Global Semiotics. Routledge.
WOOLTORTON, S., COLLARD, L., HORWITZ, P., POELINA, A. & PALMER, D. 2020. Sharing a place-based indigenous methodology and learnings. Environmental Education Research, 26, 917-934.
WOOLTORTON, S., POLELNA, A. & COLLARD, L. River Relationships: For the Love of River
WOOLTORTON, S., WHITE, P., PALMER, M. & COLLARD, L. 2020. Learning Cycles: Enriching Ways of Knowing Place. Australian journal of environmental education, 1-18.