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 waranta tangara takariliya ngini, krakapaka pilri-ta. We mourn our ancestral dead, murdered at Cape Grim on this day, 10 February 1828. From the earliest years of the invasion and settlement of north western Tasmania, dreadful atrocities were committed against Aboriginal people. These led to the massacre at Cape Grim on 10 February 1828. 6 Aboriginal women recounted some of these brutalities to George Augustus Robinson when he visited the camp they lived in with sealers on the NW coast directly opposite Robbins Island: “The ... Read more

waranta tangara takariliya ngini, krakapaka pilri-ta – In honour of our ancestors and in memory of their loss of life and lands, we will shortly be proposing to the Tasmanian Place Names Board that offensively racist names in that region be replaced with the original Aboriginal names, and that other places are assigned dual names. In the case of three places which do not have European names, we propose the reinstatement of the original names. All these proposals are in line with the Tasmanian Aboriginal and Dual Naming Policy 2012.

waranta tangara takariliya ngini, krakapaka pilri-ta. We mourn our ancestral dead, murdered at Cape Grim on this day, 10 February 1828. From the earliest years of the invasion and settlement of north-western Tasmania, dreadful atrocities were committed against Aboriginal people. These led to the massacre at Cape Grim on 10 February 1828.  6 Aboriginal women recounted some of these brutalities to George Augustus Robinson when he visited the camp they lived in with sealers on the NW coast directly opposite Robbins Island:   “The aboriginal ... Read more

Mother Language Meme Challenge

Mother Language Meme Challenge Read more

Change the Date!

We would be dancing on the graves of our ancestors by celebrating Invasion Day. Read more

Generation Cup 2016

pakana kani poster Laurie Lowery Generation Cup 2016   Read more

puwinya lumi! Spring is here!

  Hear audio recording below. Read more

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

Aboriginal Children's Day 2016 Poster (003) Read more
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