UNESCO Year of Indigenous Languages2019-08-19T14:00:31+01:00

Interview with Prof Robert Amery

Interview with Prof Robert Amery (Head of Linguistics, University of Adelaide). For 30 years he has worked closely with Kaurna people and their language, developing teaching programs, producing Kaurna language resources and implementing strategies to re-introduce the sleeping Kaurna language. In 2002 together with Kaurna Elders he formed Kaurna Warra Pintyanthi (KWP) to coordinate the Kaurna Reclamation Project. For further info on Kaurna language and its reclamtion click here and here.

Interview with Dr Bentley James

Interview with Dr Bentley James. You can find out more about Laurie Baymarrwaŋa and her legacy here and here, and her and Bentley James’ work on The Illustrated Handbook of Yolŋu Sign Language of North East Arnhem Land here.

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples are advised that this video may contain the images of people who have passed away.

Interview with Dr Doug Marmion (AIATSIS)

Interview with Dr Doug Marmion (AIATSIS). Dr Marmion is involved in a number of current projects, including the AUSTLANG database, a project for the revival of the Ngunawal language, the National Indigenous Languages Report (NILR), a major Indigenous language dictionaries project, and the 2019 Paper & Talk project. Dr Marmion is an affiliate of CoEDL, the Centre of Excellence for the Dynamics of Language, more information here.

Further information about Dr Marmion’s work at AIATSIS can be found here.

Interview with Daniel Browning (ABC Radio National)

Interview with Daniel Browning (ABC Radio National).

Daniel Browning is an Aboriginal journalist, radio broadcaster, documentary maker, sound artist and writer. Currently, he produces and presents Awaye! on ABC RN, which surveys contemporary Indigenous cultural practice across the arts spectrum. He is a former guest editor of Artlink Indigenous and the curator of Blak Box, a specially-designed sound pavilion commissioned by Urban Theatre Projects. Daniel is a descendant of the Bundjalung and Kullilli peoples of far northern New South Wales and south-western Queensland.

More information about the work of Daniel Browning can be found here and here.

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