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Tasmanian Aboriginal place names proposed by language group

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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

ya! It won’t be long now for puwinya lumi – Spring is here!

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ya! It won’t be long now for puwinya lumi – Spring is here!

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palawa kani NAIDOC Week Activities 2017 Our Language Matters

NAIDOC Week 2017 Our Language Matters As part of NAIDOC week, families and programs took part in a variety of activities celebrating the theme Our Language Matters. Here are videos and photos of some of the celebrations: Scarlett Spotswood & Stella Hall giving Welcome to Country, Launceston Mall, NAIDOC 2017. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sSno71b0L-I&feature=youtu.be kanaplila-ripana (Youth Dance), perform nawama papiti (thunder & lightning) and warruwa (evil spirit) dances for NAIDOC Week, Launceston Mall, 2017. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qDgAQVxrdSI&feature=youtu.be pakana kitina (little Tassie Blackfellas) group singing in palawa kani, Launceston TAC, NAIDOC 2017. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XOnYaobNP28&feature=youtu.be Cooper Marshall, giving ... Read more

Talking Point: The power of our own words

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Ya pulingina. ABC News It’s time to learn some palawa kani with June Sculthorpe, who’s connection to language is stronger than ever.

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-07-06/june-sculthorpe-on-reviving-language-for-naidoc-week/8683316?smid=Page:%20ABC%20Hobart-Facebook_Organic&WT.tsrc=Facebook_Organic&sf95731986=1 Read more

Ya! Weather in palawa kani for Friday, 7th July NAIDOC Week 2017

http://www.abc.net.au/radio/hobart/programs/breakfast/palawa-kani-weather-friday/8686918 Read more

Ya! Weather in palawa kani for Thursday, 6th July – NAIDOC Week 2017

http://www.abc.net.au/radio/hobart/programs/breakfast/palawa-kani-weather-thursday-air/8683380 Read more
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