Category Archives: Dictionaries

Jingeri. There’s an app for that!

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-07-10/queenslands-indigenous-languages-preserved-through-app/6610274 You arrive at camp only to find you there are elders from a far off group and you need an icebreaker. Your laptop takes too long to boot and you only have a few minutes to come up with … Continue reading

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Victorian Aboriginal Corporation for Languages

I have recently come across the website for the Victorian Aboriginal Corporation for Languages (Vaclang, for short), found here. This website is a great resource for almost anything to do with the languages of Victoria. It has: Links to language … Continue reading

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palawa kani, the Tasmanian ‘composite language’

Recently I began following the Endangered Languages Centre on Facebook and after flicking through some articles on the page I found myself reading about the language palawa kani, which means ‘Tasmanian Aborigines speak or talk’. The language has been composed … Continue reading

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Yuwaalaraay gaay- Gamilaraay garay

Throughout my studies of this unit I have found that the school I am currently working at as an SLSO (Walgett Community College- Primary School) to provide me with a wealth of knowledge and resources relating to the language spoken … Continue reading

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Wagiman online dictionary

Wagiman is a highly endangered language from the Northern Territory. This website holds a Wagiman dictionary as well as background information including genetic,phonological and morphological information, texts, and a page of links and references. It doesn’t look like it has … Continue reading

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