LANGUAGE

Guugu Yimithirr Elder helps preserve language for future generations

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...

Northern Land Council creates COVID-19 messaging in 18 Aboriginal languages

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...

Mibiny languages immortalised in new dictionary

Language can connect one to their identity and to their culture. Fighting the risk of extinction, many Indigenous languages have been immortalised in dictionaries,...

Perth Festival boasts diverse range of First Nations events

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...

Palawa exhibition showcases rarely seen Tasmanian Aboriginal culture

Culture comes alive at kipli paywuta lumi hosted by Mona Foma starting this Friday and moving into the weekend showcasing Tasmanian Aboriginal food, architecture...

Counting our Country provides more than just one to ten

If you’re looking for a book to teach your child about colours, numbers, animals as well as a secondary language skill, I’ve found the...

Teachers revitalising Wiradjuri and Gamilaraay languages across NSW

The Health Employees Superannuation Trust Australia (HESTA) 2019 Community Sector Awards hosts an array of powerful community-first people, including two Aboriginal women who are...

Language – the salient ingredient to spirituality

Arrivals at Canberra Airport’s international terminal will now be greeted by a Ngunnawal Welcome to Country. The welcome was recorded by Traditional Owners in Ngunnawal,...

The wisdom of knowing how to live well, in a world worth living in

Please note, this story contains the name of someone who has passed away.  Wiradjuri elder Aunty Flo Grant’s dedication to creating a steadfast relationship between...

Talking Tiwi: local languages helping Indigenous customers

SPONSORED: The Tiwi Islands are 80 kilometres off the coast of mainland Northern Territory. It’s only a short distance from Darwin but the series of...

Traditional stories putting kids to sleep

Bedtime cultural stories for children filmed in remote communities across Australia are a new addition to the program line-up for Alice Springs-based Indigenous Community...

Traditional languages bring Pop to life

Aboriginal primary and high school students in New South Wales have worked with custodians and linguists to bring a children’s story to life in...
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