pilri/Cape Grim, Our Story is in our Country and its Names, palawa kani booklet 2019
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NINE PLACES at CAPE GRIM
In honour of our ancestors and in memory of their loss of life and lands, we proposed to the Tasmanian Place Names Board in 2017 that offensive and racist names in this 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 ...
Launceston City Council today voted unanimously to pass their motion to support TAC’s submission to the Nomenclature Board to name the rock fissure within Punchbowl Reserve luyni mungalina (Raining Rock).
We thank the councillors for their invitation to address the Council meeting, for their decision, and for the statements they made in the spirit of reconciliation of continuing support for our shared present and future.
You can hear the Council meeting at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yvM7wt9cr8Y .
3rd May 1804
waranta tangara takariliya Mumirimina, lungkana Risdon Cove-ta
We mourn our Mumirimina families, murdered at Risdon Cove on 3rd May 1804
On this day in 1804, raytji lungkana waypa, luna + luwutina Mumirimina. nara mulaka tara paywuta paywuta. Mumirimina-mapali krakapaka parana-nara-mapali; krakapaka kuntana-ta nara mitungkuna. waranta takara milaythina nara takara. takila-mana-mapali wingani payintrika waranta tangara pakana mana-mapali krakapaka. waranta tunapri nara-mapali manta manta.
On this day in 1804, white soldiers murdered men, women and children of the Mumirimina people. They were hunting ...
palawa kani Launch Invitation
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]
because the falls only ...