Content tagged with Indigenous languages

Gurgun Mibinyah: Yugambeh, Ngarahngwal, Ngahnduwal: A dictionary and grammar of Mibiny language varieties from the Tweed

Gurgun Mibinyah (belonging to Mibiny speakers) is a dictionary of the northern varieties of the language Yugambeh-Bundjalung, or Bandjalangic, spoken...

Publication or resource - 10 Sep 2019

Ngarrindjeri Concise 2nd edition Dictionary launched

Community calls for language resources have been answered with the recent launch of the Ngarrindjeri Dictionary: (concise) 2nd edition. The new...

News - 6 Sep 2019

Conservation of Indigenous Language Cards

The Ken Hale language cards in the AIATSIS Collection number over 3500 and help document various Indigenous languages from the remote...

Blog post - 2 Sep 2019

Ngarinyman dictionary published after 25 year collaboration

(L-R) Mikayla Friday Shaw, Joy Campbell and Christine Daly with the ABC's Daniel Browning at the launch of the Ngarinyman to English Dictionary....

News - 5 Aug 2019

The Sydney Language

The Sydney Language was written to revive interest the Aboriginal language of the Sydney district. It makes readily available the small amount of...

Publication or resource - 2 Aug 2019

Ngarinyman to English Dictionary

Ngarinyman is an Aboriginal language of the northern Victoria River District in the Northern Territory (Australia). Many Ngarinyman people live in...

Publication or resource - 19 Jul 2019

Commemorative stamp celebrates Indigenous languages

IYIL 10 stamp sheetlet pack featuring Woiwurrung language words and the AUSTLANG map Australia Post is marking the International Year of...

News - 2 May 2019

IYIL 50c coin launched

The United Nation General Assembly’s proclamation that 2019 is the International Year of Indigenous Languages is commemorated with Australia’s...

News - 10 Apr 2019

IYIL2019: Australian Government Action Plan

The Australian Government has released an Action Plan as part of its commitment to supporting the preservation, revival, promotion and...

News - 26 Mar 2019

Indigenous Languages in Australian Parliaments

This post was updated on 4 July 2018. In 2016, Malcom Turnbull made history by being the first Prime Minister to speak an Australian Indigenous...

Blog post - 21 May 2018

Hearing Histories of the western Pilbara seminar

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Video - 17 Nov 2017

Something about emus: Bininj stories from Western Arnhem Land

The emu is an iconic Australian bird of significance to all Australians, but especially so to Indigenous Australians who have had a special...

Publication or resource - 5 Apr 2017

Arthur Capell and language codes

For many years, AIATSIS has been looking after Arthur Capell’s archive of over 230 reels that contain language recordings. Among these are...

Blog post - 11 Oct 2016

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

Indigenous Australian Languages

Celebrating 2019 International Year of Indigenous Languages Strong cultural identity enables one to feel proud of themselves, and speaking and...

Explore article - 3 Jun 2015

AIATSIS map of Indigenous Australia

Move your cursor over any area of the map to reveal the 'magnifying glass' circle. Scroll your mouse wheel to zoom in or out within the magnifying...

Explore article - 3 Jun 2015

Sharing knowledge on Mother Language Day

The Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS) through its digitisation program has unearthed the historically...

News - 2 Mar 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

Australian Aboriginal Studies: Issue 2, 2007

Abstracts for Issue 2, 2007 Musical and linguistic perspectives on Aboriginal song Allan Marett and Linda Barwick Song brings language and...

Publication or resource - 16 Feb 2015

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