palawa kani news

Pakana Kitina After School Group – Runners Up in Indigenous Languages Song Competition

  http://splash.abc.net.au/home#!/competition/2277558/indigenous-language-song-competition/2360558 Read more

Ya pulingina. Bringing these words to life is an extension of our identity

https://www.theguardian.com/culture/2016/sep/03/ya-pulingina-bringing-these-words-to-life-is-an-extension-of-our-identity?CMP=share_btn_link Read more

luwutina day 2016

luwutina day 4 August 2016   Press to hear all the palawa kani phrases.         Read more

Aboriginal Children’s Day, Thursday 4th August 2016

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liyini milaythina rrala (Singing Country Strong)

liyini milaythina rrala (Singing Country Strong).   Click here for Video on youtube Click here for Audio only on soundcloud This track includes palawa kani, the Aboriginal language of Tasmania. Theresa Sainty and Jodi Haines songwriters. Jodi Haines lead vocals, Jude Reid, Ruth Langford, Donna and Warren Mason backing vocals. Phil McKercher, Producer - Filmak Studios. Song recorded and montage from film, part of Bob Brown Foundation - Tarkine (takayna) in Motion campaign 2015 Read more

Invasion Day celebrations stink

Invasion Day celebrations stink! Daisy Allan gave a spirited speech in palawa kani to mark invasion Day at Parliament lawns. 26 Jan 2016.     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOLNC4Jf_mY Read more

Digitising palawa kani and apps

Digitising palawa kani and apps   Existing palawa kani materials have been entered into a database along with each word’s history and background, audio of its sound, images, display charts, any teaching exercises, and any videos. This will continue to grow as new words are revived and resources are produced. This database is installed on computers located in the Aboriginal Children’s Centre and community areas of each of the three regional TAC offices, so community and staff can access, browse, print and download ... Read more

palawa kani sentences – I am sick

  Hear audio recording below. mina munathiya - I am sick. mina takwatja - I have a runny nose. mina lati mapali  - I'm coughing lots. prupari rri-nanya mukwi-ta  - Put your hand on your mouth. mina kukantara - I am tired. rana-mana miriti - My body hurts. tiyakuni - It's hard to breathe. mina luwara & ranana - I am hot and cold. paytamiriti payintrika - Bad headache. mina putiya makara lunalari - I can't stop sneezing. mina wingani tanitay - I feel dizzy. mina wingani like tiya - I feel like ... Read more

Aboriginal Community Names

Aboriginal Community Placenames. These place-names have been decided by community AGMs. (Press images to hear pronunciations)     Read more

piyura kitina (Risdon Cove)

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