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Interview with Youth & palawa kani Worker Rosetta Thomas on ABC Northern Tasmania for NAIDOC 2018 Because of her we can

Watch the Interview  Teaching culture & language to Indigenous students with Youth & palawa kani Worker Rosetta Thomas, on ABC Northern Tasmania, NAIDOC 2018, Because of Her We Can. Click the link below to watch: https://www.facebook.com/abcnorthtas/videos/10156602620318734/ Read more

pakana Newsletter July 2018

pakana newsletter July 2018   Read more

mulaka yula tayaritja-ta

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nipaluna

nipaluna is the name of the country in which the city of Hobart sits.     This was the name known by the Aboriginal people of the south east. The town came later, in 1804, and it was well established within nipaluna by the time that Wurati first shared the name and its meaning with government agent George Augustus Robinson, as ‘country at Hobart Town’ on 16 January 1831. ‘… Conversation with the nt [natives]. Writing journal. Mutteely informed me respecting the Mou.er.neen.ner nation was inhabiting ... Read more

March 2018 Land Management Update

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takayna onCountry Aboriginal Art Exhibition

The Wilderness Society held an Aboriginal Art Exhibition in Launceston on February 1, 2018  to raise funds for the protection of takayna.   This welcome spoken in palawa kani  was given at the event. Read more

More quad bikes in restricted takayna area

ABC NEWS Sunday 26 November. More evidence of quad bikes in restricted takayna area Read more

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

Naming the Ice Breaker, nuyina

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