Category Archives: Resources

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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Library project to revive languages.

The New South Wales state library has just launched an exciting new project to preserve vocabularies and word lists of Indigenous languages from its archives. ‘Discovering Indigenous Languages’ is planned to be a three year project and has been made … Continue reading

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Byalawa-breaking down communication barriers.

A new website has just been launched which aims to assist medical professionals to break down communication barriers between health professionals and Indigenous people. You can read a news article about the site here. Byalawa intends to ‘facilitate the acquisition … Continue reading

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Iwaidja Inyman

Iwaidja Inyman is a community based project based in Croker Island in Northwestern Arnhem Land. The project involves community elders and youth as well as linguists, teachers and biological scientists to record, preserve and maintain the Iwaidja language. Their website … Continue reading

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More childrens books.

A version of the childrens book ‘My Mara Love to Clap’ by Faith Baisden is now available in Paakantji (spoken in the area around the Darling river, NSW, including Wilannnia, Mennindi and Broken Hill).┬áThere is also a version in Awabakal … Continue reading

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Luritja picture dictionary published.

A picture dictionary in Luritja language has been published by IAD press. In this article CAAMA talks with Celestine Rowe about the book and its use as a teaching tool for children. The dictionary contains Luritja-English translations, a pronunciation guide, … Continue reading

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PAW media.

Pintubi, Anmatjere, Warlpiri media and communications is based in Yuendumu, NT. The organisation has been going strong for over 25 years producing radio, film and music for the local communities. The most well known production from PAW would have to … Continue reading

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