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milaythina nuritinga kani – Country holds her language – On Country trip

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Preminghana’s Summer Poster

Preminghana Summer Poster Feb 2018 RT. 7.3.18 8.3 Read more

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

Our palawa kani advertisement which some people saw on Southern Cross television last night – to help protect takayna launched yesterday. Many thanks to all involved.

https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2018/feb/04/tasmanian-election-campaign-ad-to-revive-lost-indigenous-language?CMP=share_btn_link Read more

Reconsider Naming – Letter to the Editor by Michael Mansell about Dual Naming, Mercury 5 March 2018

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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

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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ktqydHUlbDc Read more
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