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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

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palawa kani names the new Icebreaker – nuyina: Southern Lights

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Press Release – palawa kani names the new Icebreaker – nuyina: Southern Lights

PR TAC nuyina Icebreaker 29.9.2017 Read more

Tasmanian Aboriginal place names proposed by language group

http://www.examiner.com.au/story/4897225/aboriginal-speak-returns/ Read more

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
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