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.
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.
(tu ree kee nah) (tru wah lah).
(literally – ‘waterfall mountain’ as the palawa kani word order is the reverse of English).
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The second is in Punchbowl Reserve, Launceston.
(loy nee ) (mu ngah lee nah).
Raining Rock [Waterfall]
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