Category Archives: Community

Bundjalung Our Way

Here is a review of a good old-fashioned print book, crowd-sourced and locally published this year here in the Northern Rivers of NSW : here in Bundjalung jugun (jagun), Bundjalung country. The book is titled “Our Way Stories” and it contains … Continue reading

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Keeping the Gunditjmara language alive

In Victoria, there is not much happening in regards to preserving Indigenous languages as most of them became extinct when the Europeans invaded. With that said, it is quite inspiring to hear and read about a musician named Corey Theatre … Continue reading

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Teaching Indigenous Languages in primary schools

Hi everyone, I thought I’d share these news articles which relate how some primary schools have introduce their local Indigenous language and is taught to all children of the school and town. Even though Indigenous Language in Education is in … 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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Learn Yugambeh – on your iOS device!

History was made when the Yugambeh language learning app was launched in 2013 by the Yugambeh Museum, Language and Heritage Research Centre.  It features over 1000 words and phrases collected from John Allen (Bulam), a Wangerriburra man, who spoke the … Continue reading

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Australian Bureau of Statistics: Indigenous Languages

Statistics from the Australian Bureau of Statistics looking at Australia’s Indigenous Languages Continue reading

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Palawa Kani in the news

Happy NAIDOC week everyone! I hope you’ve had a great week of celebrations which will continue over the weekend. Before I head down to town for the local NAIDOC week march I would like to share a few links about … Continue reading

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