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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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palawa kani posters

palawa kani posters (click on images to hear pronunciations)   Read more

Use of palawa kani Aboriginal Language

Use of palawa kani Aboriginal Language policy. This policy outlines the community agreed protocols for use of the revived palawa kani language. Policies determining Aboriginal language use are based on the principle of Aboriginal control and are set by the Aboriginal community through the Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre.   Click here to open: Use of palawa kani Aboriginal Language policy. Read more

Palawa Kani – Mutton Birding

Please select from the audio below to listen waranta tapilti tayaritja-tu - we go to the islands mulaka yula!- hunting muttonbirds yula pinika wurangkili-ti - muttonbirds fly in the sky yula ringina-ti - mutton bird in the burrow. pliri ningina yula mapali - the boy got lots of muttonbirds. ningina kuwara off - get the feathers off luwana rukiri lurana paya- the girls cuts two legs. rukiri open yula - cut open the muttonbird. Read more

palawa kani – Fire & Strong Waters

putiya pumili patrula! -Don't make fire! patrula mapali pungkatina-ti -Many fires in the bush. patrula milangkani- The fire grows. putrula withikitha- The flames are high. nara tiyuratina. - It's windy. rralanalungata taypani - A storm is coming. kawinrika nawama? - Hear the thunder? nipakawa withikitha - The waves are high. layna rrala-warr! - Strong current!! Read more

palawa kani Sentences – Invasion Day

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