Content tagged with Indigenous languages

Ngiyampaa Wordworld: Thipingku Yuwi, Maka Ngiya; Names of Birds and Other Words

The Wangaaypuwan dialect of Ngiyampaa is the language of the Pilaarrkiyalu, Nhiilyikiyalu and Karulkiyalu people that come from the dry, riverless...

Publication or resource - 15 May 2020

A Dictionary of Umpithamu

Umpithamu is a language of the Princess Charlotte Bay region on the east coast of Cape York Peninsula, in northeastern Australia. A Dictionary of...

Publication or resource - 14 May 2020

Dhurga Dictionary and Learners Grammar

The Dhurga Dictionary and Learners Grammar: A South-East Coast NSW Aboriginal Language is an overdue and extremely valuable resource for the Dhurga...

Publication or resource - 12 Feb 2020

Mudburra to English first dictionary to include handsigns

The publication of the Mudburra to English Dictionary is the first dictionary to include a comprehensive set of handsigns including photos and QR-...

News - 22 Nov 2019

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

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

We don’t have a transcript available yet for this video. If you need to access this video in an alternate format, contact us for assistance. We...

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

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