Irririti arnangu waltja tjurta wilurarranguru ngalyanu.
Ngalyankulaya kakarra nyinangu, nganarna rawa nyinangu.
Ngurra waltja nyakunytjawiya, nganarna rawa nyinangi.

Arnanangu tjurta kakarrara nyinapayi
Tjurratja tjikira nganarna pikarripayi
Nganarna kakarrara wiayarrinyi
Nganarna watjilarrinyi

Arralaka wilurarra Kintorelakutu!
Tjamuku ngurrangka palya nyinantjaku
Arralaka wilurarra Kintorelakutu!
Tjamuku ngurrangka palya nyinantjaku

Tjamu tjana marlu wakara ngalkupayi
Kaparlitjana pura mantjira ngalkupayi
Ngurra panya Walangurrunya
Wati, minyma, tjitji tjurtangku
Kuwarrikutja nyangu Kintorenya

Arralaka wilurarra Kintorelakutu!
Tjamuku ngurrangka palya nyinantjaku
Arralaka wilurarra Kintorelakutu!
Tjamuku ngurrangka palya nyinantjaku

Arnangu tjurta! Arnangu tjurta!
Irrirtitja nyinapayi ngurra panya Walungurrunya
Kuwarrilatju nyinanyilpi! Kuwarrilatju nyinanyilpi!
Tjamuku ngurrangka ngurra panya Kintorela

Arralaka wilurarra Kintorelakutu!

In the olden times a lot of families came from the west
And sat down in the east
We stayed for a long time (at that place)
We were sitting for a long time without seeing our own country

A lot of (Aboriginal) people always stay in the east
After drinking grog we always start fighting
At that place in the east we are becoming nothing
We are yearning for our own country

We must go west to Kintore
We'll be better in our grandfather's country
We must go west to Kintore
We'll be better in our grandfather's country

In the olden times those grandfathers always speared and ate kangaroo
And those grandmothers always gathered pura at Kintore
A lot of men, women and children have only now seen Kintore

CHORUS

Mobs of people, mobs of people
Those olden times ones always lived at that same place – Kintore
Finally now we are sitting,
Finally now we are sitting at our grandfather's camp in the same home at Kintore
We must go west to Kintore


Lyrics submitted by SmashTheElder

Kintorelakutu (Towards Kintore) song meanings
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