Gindaja - The Cassowary - History of the First Australians #64 9781922370853

Gindaja - The Cassowary

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Author: Fourmile, Trevor

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This visually stunning book explains in detail the special characteristics of Gindaja, The Southern Cassowary and the importance of this bird to the local Yidinji people, past and present. Find out why this clever bird is called “the rainforest gardener”, why you should always keep your distance from them, and how its population is being protected for future generations.

Trevor Fourmile is from the Yidinji people of the Cairns area of Far North Queensland. His Yidinji name is Bumi which means “lightning flash”. Trevor works as a Community Engagement Officer at Hymba Yumba Independent School in Brisbane and loves teaching the younger generation his culture through traditional dancing, storytelling and writing children's books.

  • Format: Paperback
  • Series: History of the First Australians Set 4
  • Series Number: 64
  • Publication Date: 01/09/2021
  • Publisher: Knowledge Books and Software
  • Subject: Indigenous
  • Audience: Primary
  • Reading Recovery: Level 14
  • Curriculum: Australian

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