One of Australia’s first Aboriginal languages to be recorded, Guugu Yimithirr language of Cape York, Queensland is now immortalised in videos to enable the teaching of future generations. The tutorial videos teach language, develop current knowledge and understanding, and connect Guugu Yimithirr people to culture. They were uploaded to YouTube in March by Good to […]
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Northern Land Council (NLC) is releasing a series of videos in Aboriginal languages to provide vital information about COVID-19 in the Northern Territory. The Darwin-based land council has so far released ten of the planned 18 videos in Top End and Central Australian languages including: Anindilyakwa Alyawarr Anmatyerr Western Arrarnta Westside Kriol Kunwinjku Maung Pintupi […]
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Language can connect one to their identity and to their culture. Fighting the risk of extinction, many Indigenous languages have been immortalised in dictionaries, the newest of which sees the ancestral languages of the Tweed and Logan River areas of New South Wales and Queensland recorded. The Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander […]
As Perth Festival kicked off on February 7, a range of First Nations events, performances and discussions are about to take over WA’s capital city. This year, Perth Festival’s theme is Karla – a Noongar word meaning fire, Country and home. Read on for some of the First Nations highlights set to wow during Perth […]
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Culture comes alive at kipli paywuta lumi hosted by Mona Foma starting this Friday and moving into the weekend showcasing Tasmanian Aboriginal food, architecture and culture. Kipli paywuta lumi, means “food to sustain us” or “food across time” in the Tasmanian Aboriginal language of palawa kani. The festival was created in collaboration with Aboriginal community, […]
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