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Takayna tracks referred for Federal Assessment

takayna tracks referred for Federal Assessment Hodgman Government continues their relentless push to let 4WDs in to destroy heritage.   16 Oct 2017: Federal environment Minister says full assessment is required. So now the state government have to prove that their planned mitigation works does not impact on the national heritage values (or threatened species) of the Western Tasmania Aboriginal Cultural Landscape.     Media: Frydenberg seeks review of four-wheel-drive tracks in Tasmania's Tarkine https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/oct/17/frydenberg-seeks-review-of-four-wheel-drive-tracks-in-tasmanias-tarkine   Federal Environment Department wants more information on Tarkine tracks proposal http://www.theadvocate.com.au/story/4991471/off-track/?cs=5312   Liberal State Government push ahead on plan to ... Read more

ningimpi nungampi nayri! ‘Happy Seniors Week’ in palawa kani

Sharon Holbrook, from the Elders Council of Tasmania, Launceston, wishes everyone ‘Happy Seniors Week’ in palawa kani (16-23 October in Tasmania). Sharon is 1st speaker of 13 speakers saying Happy Seniors Week in their different world languages, all now spoken in Tasmania. The Expatriate Connection Support and Community For People Changing Country put this audio together for community groups to play during this week. We’ll post any links to these when we receive any.   Read more

AHS Health News

Here;s Tina Goodwin, TAC tobacco worker, on stage at the Oceania Tobacco Control Conference with Hone Harawura. Tina announced Hone as the winner of the Tariana Turia award which recognises significant contributions to Indigenous tobacco control. Hone has worked as a community activist and parliamentarian on many issues of importance to Maori. He wants to see tobacco companies sued for all of the death and destruction they cause to Maori, Aboriginal and other Indigenous communities. Hone's words: "Those bastards (Big Tobacco) are ... Read more

Tasmanian Aborigines want the takayna/Tarkine back

http://www.theadvocate.com.au/story/4992106/tasmanian-aboriginal-corporation-lobby-for-return-of-tarkine/?cs=87 Read more

rrala milaythina-ti project – takayna trip 27th-30th November 2017

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Naming the Ice Breaker, nuyina

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V4yzwOT_hs8   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OEqhjACf-10   Read more

palawa kani place names on the way to Kings Run Handover

  palawa kani  place names on the way to Kings Run Handover 2017 pataway (pah tah why) Burnie, city at Blackman Point   pinmatik/Rocky Cape (peen mah teek)     munatrik (mu nah treek) Stanley; The Nut (Circular Head) titima/Trefoil Island (tee tee mah)   pilri (peel ree) Cape Grim pilitika (pee lee tee kah) Robbins Island luwuka (lu wu kah) 'Suicide Bay' ranamitim (rah nah mee teem) The Doughboys taypalaka/Green Point (tie pah lah kah) nungu/West Point (nu ngu) muntarikawtim (mun tah ree cow teem) Bluff Hill Point namuruwatim (nah mu ru wah teem) small river before Arthur River maytim (my teem) Arthur River laraturunawn/Sundown Point (lah rah tu ru nown) muntrikawripa (mun tree cow ree pah) Sandy Cape takayna/The Tarkine (tah kye nah)   Read more

kani wingani (talking about feelings)

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palawa kani names the new Icebreaker – nuyina: Southern Lights

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Mammogram Parties, Thursday 12 October 2017

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