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Ngarrgan Mirriiyn (Morning Star) choir

NARRATOR: Djiyagan dhanbaan,
Have a spell for while
And feel the slow, fast,
And even still passage of time.
The emptiness in our star filled sky,
Be still
And hear with your deeper ear
The echo of ancient ever-present voices.
Resounding off the rocks
And on the soft, gentle breeze
As it rustles through the trees.

Djiyagan dhanbaan
Hear the voices in the salted waves
As they rolled into the beckoning shore.
Calling up, calling up, calling up,
For you to sing that which lies deep in your bones
And in the bending string,
Feel the strength, power, medicine and oneness
Of the song that lies within.

CHOIR: Djiyaganbiyn
Baraya baraya baraya
Guthi withi gari ganyaga
Ganggarr marrung
Dhanbaan Barrayga
Yurrayurra birang numa
Mirriiynbiyn yurraga
Ngarra biinba muku biyn
Yii djuya gunun
Djiyaganbiyn
Baraya baraya baraya
Guthi withi gari ganyaga
Ganggarr marrung
Dhanbaan Barrayga
Bakanda
Wipay milwu
Watiga
Djiyagan dhanbaan
Ngarra djuya ngaluwi ga
Mara buna ga
Djiyaganbiyn
Baraya baraya baraya
Guthi withi gari ganyaga
Ganggarr marrung
Dhanbaan Barrayga
Guthi withi nyura guthi withi
Biinba galung biyn.da
Dhanbaan nyiirun wakul numa
Bukaa guthi withi
Djiyaganbiyn
Baraya baraya baraya
Guthi withi gari ganyaga
Ganggarr marrung
Dhanbaan Barrayga

NARRATOR: Sisters!

CHOIR: Sing it up, sing it up, sing it up,
And sing it all around,
To bring home to you
The nourishing blood of culture
Firmly anchored in the ground.
This sacred ground.

Djiyaganbiyn
Baraya baraya baraya
Guthi withi gari ganyaga
Ganggarr marrung
Dhanbaan Barrayga
Mara Mara Mara Mara Mara Mara

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