palawa kani news

ABC News: Tasmanian kids star in language episode of Little J and Big Cuz

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-05-17/little-j-big-cuz-tasmania-kids-palawa-kani-language/8533062?WT.ac=statenews_tas Read more

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

City of Launceston supports Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre name submission for Punchbowl Reserve waterfall

http://www.examiner.com.au/story/4647885/punchbowl-reserve-waterfall-name-proposed/?cs=5312 Read more

Launceston City Council today voted unanimously to pass their motion to support TAC’s submission to the Nomenclature Board to name the rock fissure within Punchbowl Reserve luyni mungalina (Raining Rock).

Launceston City Council today voted unanimously to pass their motion to support TAC’s submission to the Nomenclature Board to name the rock fissure within Punchbowl Reserve luyni mungalina (Raining Rock). We thank the councillors for their invitation to address the Council meeting, for their decision, and for the statements they made in the spirit of reconciliation of continuing support for our shared present and future. You can hear the Council meeting at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yvM7wt9cr8Y . Read more

The TAC has chosen 11 new names in palawa kani as dual and replacement names for sites around the state, under a proposal being put to the state’s Nomenclature Board.

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-05-06/offensive-tasmanian-place-names-replaced-with-aboriginal-words/8502648 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

Community Screening of animated TV series Little J and Big Cuz – TAC Launceston Wednesday, 17th May at 3.00pm

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tipara waranta kani nina-mapali-tu?

tipara  waranta  kani  nina-mapali-tu? What can we tell you? Accommodating the Australian Curriculum Framework for Aboriginal Languages and Torres Strait  Islander Languages with palawa kani Language Adapted from a presentation by palawa kani Program to Modern Language Teachers Association of Tasmania (MLTAT) State Conference, Burnie, August 2016. Powerpoint Presentation HERE Read more

palawa kani names for two waterfalls

palawa kani names for two waterfalls Two waterfalls in Tasmania which don’t have official names can be given palawa kani names. One is on the foothills of kunanyi/Mt Wellington, Hobart. turikina    truwala said as (tu ree kee nah)    (tru wah lah). which means:   Mountain     Waterfall (literally –  ‘waterfall mountain’ as the palawa kani word order is the reverse of English).           press play to hear pronunciation:     The second is in Punchbowl Reserve, Launceston. luyni mungalina said as (loy nee ) (mu ngah lee nah). which means:   Raining Rock [Waterfall] because the falls only ... Read more
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