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This is the place to buy ‘My Deadly Book About Me’ cultural resource and associated products. We are a proud First Nations small family business – thank you for visiting, please check out our website!
Our resources are created by Michelle Tyhuis (pictured below), in 2019-2020. The Bullroarer – Connecting Through Culture, based in Townsville, North Queensland.
Photo credit: Townsville Bulletin. Scroll down to read the awesome article that featured in the paper in January 2021!
My Deadly Book About Me and associated products aim to strengthen an individual’s personal connection to their cultural identity, family history and heritage, country and community. They aim to increase active participation in family and community life, so that there is increased health, wellbeing & wellness.
SPECIAL ORDERS: If you would like our 20% bulk order discount (for orders of 10 or more per product) or if you would like to pay for your order via direct deposit, please download and fill in our interactive Order Form and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
I personally pack each order carefully, and with appreciation of your support! Parcels are usually on their way to you by the next business day, with tracking for extra peace of mind.Distributor and small business owner, Michelle Tyhuis.
Our ‘deadly’ products:
NEW RELEASE! My Deadly Cultural Support Guide
A unique 110-page cultural resource that aims to provide insight, advice and a practical toolkit for supporting Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander individuals who are strengthening their cultural connections through My Deadly Book About Me.
My Deadly Book About Me
An exciting 78-page cultural resource that helps an individual with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander ancestry develop a stronger connection to their family history, cultural identity and country/community. The beautifully produced book contains 57 activity sheets spread across six chapters that are inspired by SNAICC’s cultural needs framework. The variety of topics promote overall health & wellbeing from both traditional and contemporary perspectives.
Deadly Events Calendar Magnet
An A5 sized magnet with a list of events and dates of significance to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and communities. The My Deadly Events Calendar magnet is a great way to get schools, workplaces and loved ones at home to feel included and involved in days that unify the community in a common cause or action.
My Deadly Family Tree Poster
A large A1 sized interactive poster with blank spaces to write the names of family members and ancestors going back to one’s Great Great Grandparents generation. The poster also features a space to add photos, record the names of traditional languages, and includes a separate section with the names of reputable places to contact to continue Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander family history research. * Posters are sent in a protective mailing tube.
Copyright Licensing Agreement
Designed for individuals or organisations wishing to use parts of the My Deadly Book About Me copyright material in a certain way – such as by photocopying or scanning and sharing the pages with people involved in activities, events or workshops. There are different 12-month plans available. People who sign up to become a Licensee enter into a Copyright Licence Agreement with the author, and receive an official Certificate.
MDBAM is making an impact! Check out this article from our local newspaper:
My Deadly Book About Me is distributed through Indigenous small business The Bullroarer – Connecting Through Culture, based in Townsville, North Queensland, Australia.