pulingina to lutruwita (Tasmania) Place Names Map
Click here to open the map. The map can be used on computer, phones or tablet.
To mark 2019 International Year of Indigenous languages, the Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre is excited to present this interactive map of the Aboriginal names of over 180 places in lutruwita.
The names are shown in palawa kani, the language of Tasmanian Aborigines.
Scroll over each name to hear it said, and open to learn some history of each name.
Only a handful of places ...
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