pulingina to lutruwita (Tasmania) Place Names Map
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To mark 2019 International Year of Indigenous languages, the Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre is excited to present this interactive map of the Aboriginal names of over 180 places in lutruwita.
The names are shown in palawa kani, the language of Tasmanian Aborigines.
Scroll over each name to hear it said, and open to learn some history of each name.
Only a handful of places ...
luwutina (Aboriginal Children's) Day, 4 August 2020
Policy and Protocol for Use of palawa kani Aboriginal Language, 2019
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palawa kani Winter poster June 2020
Stay safe at home with palawa kani!
Caring for our yula (muttonbird), palawa kani poster, March 2020.
yula Muttonbird Poster 2020
palawa kani At home entertainment and information June 2020
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See our welcome to country spoken in palawa kani, the language of Tasmanian Aborigines
at A Festival Called Panama,
in Golconda northern Tasmania, March 2020
A Festival Called Panama is an annual three-night festival at Golconda, North East Tasmania. With both local and international performers. Daisy Allan was thrilled to speak palawa kani, the language of Tasmanian Aborigines to welcome the crowd of over 2000 people, before Aboriginal dancers performed their welcome dance to the people who cheered loudly.
Some fun palawa kani activities for children!
Watch Daisy Allan give this powerful Welcome to Country in palawa kani, the language of Tasmanian Aborigines at the opening of MONA FOMA, Launceston
Daisy was thrilled to speak palawa kani to open Mona Foma Music and Arts Festival. "It was an honour to speak at the same event as such incredible artists performing in Indigenous languages, Jeremy Dutcher and Australian band Ripple Effect".