REGISTER NOW: Guali bula ŋina

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REGISTER NOW for Guali bula ŋina: The Queensland Indigenous Languages Forum. Bundaberg – 19, 20 and 21 May, 2015 Environmental Marine Training Centre On the corner of Marina Drive and Moffat Street, Burnett Heads. Click here to download the program.

Registrations open: Guali bula ŋina

Registrations open: Guali bula ŋina

Guali bula ŋina: Queensland Indigenous Languages Forum 2015 Bundaberg – 19, 20 and 21 May Environmental Marine Training Centre 2 Marina Drive, Burnett Heads REGISTER NOW Click here to download the program. View program highlights Join us for Guali bula ŋina – the 2015 Queensland Indigenous Languages Forum. The title of the conference translates to […]

Interactive languages map of Queensland

Interactive languages map of Queensland

The Queensland Indigenous Languages Advisory Committee (QILAC) is pleased to release the new interactive languages map of Queensland for community comment. QILAC is looking forward to receiving feedback on the map from all Queensland communities. Project initiator, Warrgamay woman and linguist, Bridget Priman, oversaw the research. She believes it is essential that community’s views are […]

Ngirrma Puwal Pukang – Wrap Up

Ngirrma Puwal Pukang –  Wrap Up

The Queensland Indigenous Languages Advisory Committee would like to thank all those who joined us in Cairns for Ngirrma Puwal Pukang, the State Languages Meeting. They were a busy and exciting two days, with a great turn out for the terrific combination of practical workshops, presentations and networking time. These state wide events are an […]

Yugambeh being taught at Waterford West State School in Logan

From NITV by David Liddle. A Brisbane school has started teaching a local Aboriginal language, in a bid to engage Indigenous students and close the gap in education. Waterford West State School in Logan, which recently won the Education category of the Premier’s Reconciliation Awards, has started teaching its students Yugambeh, a local Aboriginal language. […]

Warrgamay people developing mayay (language) story books

Warrgamay people developing mayay (language) story books

An ABC Open Blog post by Jedda Priman, as part of ABC Open’s Mother Tongue Project. Throughout the last decade the Warrgamay people have worked hard to reclaim their traditional language. Today we are developing story books for children using the Warrgamaygan mayay. We are currently working on two children’s story books written in both […]

Butchulla lullaby

From ABC Open Wide Bay, by Brad Marsellos and Joy Bonner The importance of language. Joy Bonner of Hervey Bay understands the importance of remembering. Joy is doing everything she can to make sure her traditional language, Butchulla, is not forgotten. Greetings in Butchulla, sharing conversations with children and rediscovering songs from the past, are […]

Melissa Lucashenko’s Mullumbimby

From ABC books and arts daily, by Daniel Browning. In Bundjalung, you might greet another blackfella by asking: ‘Jingawahlu?’ Literally, ‘Where do you walk?’ but there is a deeper meaning: ‘Where are you from, where have you been, where are you going?’ Living and walking on your own country confers a sense of belonging. Unfortunately […]

Languages are key to ATSI student engagement

Media Release The Queensland Government’s discussion paper on the Development of a Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, early childhood, school education, training, tertiary education and employment action plan has been welcomed by Queensland Indigenous Languages Advisory Committee (QILAC). Linguist and QILAC member Bridget Priman says she is pleased to see the Government initiating discussions […]