Monthly Archives: October 2010

The Politics of Dancing: issues in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander

Michele: I have copied below the abstract of an AIATSIS seminar given by Alisa Duff on 12th October. And I have copied the audio link too. Download The series can be accessed at http://www.aiatsis.gov.au/research/seminarseries/series2.html “Dance is commonly portrayed as integral … Continue reading

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Australian Story

Cath: There was an extremely interesting Australian Story last night on Geoffrey Gurumal Yunupingu. It highlighted how much I have learnt from this course and made me wish that all of Geoffrey’s managers, pr people, etc could take this course … Continue reading

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Australia tries to halt loss of Aboriginal languages | Courier Mail

Kerry: Australia tries to halt loss of Aboriginal languages | Courier Mail. Here is a recent article about language loss, revival and maintenance, and bilingual schooling.

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Maori Language threats in New Zealand

Caitlin: This is an interesting article, especially when compared with the treatment of Australian languages.

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This site is worth a look:

Aboriginal Resource and Development Services http://www.ards.com.au/langlinks.htm

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First Australians show from SBS

Amelia:Hi everyone, I’m kind of guessing that a lot of you will have already seen First Australians that was on SBS a while ago, but I was out of the country when it was aired on TV and never saw … Continue reading

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‘The Seven Stages of Grieving’

(I have just spoken to Nick today, who is going to try and upload the footage I have from the play. Because of copyright issues I can’t put it on youtube sorry, so Nick said he would try and put … Continue reading

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