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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. This is following our court case that was successful, but was muddied by response to the government's appeal   So now the state government have to prove that their planned mitigation works does not impact on the national heritage values of the Western Tasmania Aboriginal Cultural Landscape. Two week period for submissions It is now open for public consultation for two weeks on the federal Environment Department’s website. Media:   Read more

Land Management Update Sept 2017

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nupiri muka “Eye of the Sea” Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) official naming at the Australian Maritime College, Friday 18 August

nupiri muka “Eye of the Sea” Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV)   Official naming at the Australian Maritime College, Friday 18 August Southern Cross News Read more

palawa kani nayri mina-tu (Our Language Matters) because…

palawa kani  nayri mina-tu  (Our Language Matters) was the 2017 NAIDOC theme. To celebrate this, Aborigines of all ages across the state wrote and recorded their own message about why our language matters and what it means to them. The messages are written either in palawa kani or a mix of palawa kani and English depending on the writer’s level of language use. These messages were written across rri (hand) stencils and displayed in Hobart at piyura kitina (Risdon Cove) and the Aboriginal Children’s ... Read more

Launceston Newsletter July-August 2017

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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
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