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yula titima-ta. Muttonbirding on Trefoil Island

yula titima-ta. Muttonbirding on Trefoil Island POSTER  PDF file Video:         Audio: Read more

11 more Aboriginal + Dual Names to go to Nomenclature Board in June 2017

11 more Aboriginal and Dual Names to go to Nomenclature Board in June 2017 11 palawa kani Names for places are ready to be sent to the Tasmanian Government’s Nomenclature Board to consider in their June 2017 meeting.   These are names for 9 places at Cape Grim; and for 2 waterfalls which do not already have names – one in Launceston and one in Hobart. The previous two batches of names each took about twelve months to be assigned so we can ... Read more

waranta tangara takariliya Mumirimina, lungkana Risdon Cove-ta, 3rd May 1804

3rd May 1804 waranta tangara takariliya Mumirimina, lungkana Risdon Cove-ta We mourn our Mumirimina families, murdered at Risdon Cove on 3rd May 1804 On this day in 1804, raytji lungkana waypa, luna + luwutina  Mumirimina. nara mulaka  tara paywuta paywuta.  Mumirimina-mapali krakapaka  parana-nara-mapali; krakapaka kuntana-ta nara mitungkuna.   waranta  takara milaythina nara  takara.  takila-mana-mapali wingani payintrika waranta tangara pakana mana-mapali  krakapaka.   waranta tunapri nara-mapali manta manta. On this day in 1804, white soldiers murdered men, women and children of the Mumirimina people. They were hunting ... Read more

Land Management Update March 2017

This new Land Management Update celebrates the work and life on returned land, with features on Preminghana and Babel Island and some palawa kani to boot. It is available at: http://tacinc.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/Land-Management-update-Mar17.pdf (It is best printed as a booklet.) Read more

Push for Tasmanian Aboriginal MLC Ramping up

  Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre addresses redistribution tribunal     Also Related: http://www.theadvocate.com.au/story/4504295/mansell-to-argue-for-mlc-addition Read more

Preminghana Camp 2017 10th-13th March – palawa kani

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Black Jack

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waranta tangara takariliya ngini, krakapaka pilri-ta – In honour of our ancestors and in memory of their loss of life and lands, we will shortly be proposing to the Tasmanian Place Names Board that offensively racist names in that region be replaced with the original Aboriginal names, and that other places are assigned dual names. In the case of three places which do not have European names, we propose the reinstatement of the original names. All these proposals are in line with the Tasmanian Aboriginal and Dual Naming Policy 2012.

waranta tangara takariliya ngini, krakapaka pilri-ta. We mourn our ancestral dead, murdered at Cape Grim on this day, 10 February 1828. From the earliest years of the invasion and settlement of north-western Tasmania, dreadful atrocities were committed against Aboriginal people. These led to the massacre at Cape Grim on 10 February 1828.  6 Aboriginal women recounted some of these brutalities to George Augustus Robinson when he visited the camp they lived in with sealers on the NW coast directly opposite Robbins Island:   “The aboriginal ... Read more

Change the Date!

We would be dancing on the graves of our ancestors by celebrating Invasion Day. Read more

Understanding culture key to better health

GPs benefit from a better understanding of Aboriginal Culture, through partnership between TAC and General Practice Training Tasmania (GPTT). Mercury 10 Jan 2017. Read more
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