Content tagged with Language

The Bennelong Letter – Voice of a Wangal Diplomat

The AIATSIS Collection holds a very precious copy of what is considered to be the first known use of written English by an Aboriginal Australian. It...

Blog post - 10 Aug 2017

Strengthening Australia’s First Languages

AIATSIS CEO Craig Ritchie and FLA Manager Faith Baisden sign the MOU. Photo AIATSIS Increased access to language materials, and collaboration...

News - 7 Jul 2017

Old words to be heard again

(L-R) Amanda Lissarrague (AIATSIS), Rhonda Smith (AIATSIS), Doug Marmion (AIATSIS/CoEDL), Julia Miller (CoEDL/PARADISEC), Kazuko Obata (AIATSIS),...

News - 22 Sep 2016

Literacy in language

The AIATSIS Australian Indigenous Languages Collection was established in 1981. It contains over 4300 titles and was placed on the UNESCO Australian...

Blog post - 14 Sep 2016

Funding boost for AIATSIS

The Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies’ (AIATSIS) Chairperson Professor Mick Dodson AM today welcomed the Prime...

News - 7 Mar 2016

National Indigenous Languages Survey Report 2005

In 2004 AIATSIS was commissioned by the Commonwealth Government (through the then Department of Communications, Information Technology and the Arts,...

Publication or resource - 19 Feb 2016

Protecting and managing native title information for traditional owners

These presentations outline from different perspectives the experiences and issues of managing, storing and appropriately sharing...

Presentation - 18 Aug 2015

Language revitalisation on the agenda in Inner Mongolia

Dr Marmion with a singer of traditional Mongolian ‘throat-singing’ (or khoomei) receiving a free lesson. Dr Doug Marmion, Research Fellow,...

News - 23 Jul 2015

Ngunawal language revival project

Ngunawal community members and linguists from the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS) first met in early...

Research project - 17 Jul 2015

Rediscovering the Palawa Language: Jodie Dowd

Unique treasures from the past can be uncovered through collections that are donated to the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait...

Explore article - 3 Jun 2015

School children benefit from language revival

Fraser Primary School teacher Carolyn Stolfa and Rebecca King leading the Ngunawal language class. An Indigenous language of the...

News - 19 May 2015

Community, identity, wellbeing: The report of the Second National Indigenous Languages Survey

In 2007, National Geographic published a map of the top five language endangerment hotspots (Anderson and Harrison 2007) and tragically ...

Publication or resource - 16 Feb 2015

Writing the framework for Australian languages

The Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA) has commissioned three AIATSIS staff — Drs Marmion, Troy and Walsh ...

Research project - 15 Dec 2014

Children are Ngunawal Language Group's first priority

The Ngaiyuriija Ngunawal Language Group. L to R back row: Glen Freeman, Tammy Muscat, Josh Channell, Tyronne Bell, Rebecca King, Tegan Denny. Front...

News - 12 Dec 2014

Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education Collaborative Research Network

The Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS) is one of four main partners in a Collaborative Research Network...

Research project - 2 Dec 2014