Content tagged with Linguistics

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

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

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

Kurlumarniny: We come from the desert

Summary We come from the desert is the story of Minyjun (Monty Hale), a senior Ngulipartu man from the Pilbara region of Western Australia. Written...

Publication or resource - 29 Jan 2015

Aboriginal ways of using English

Summary This new collection by Professor Diana Eades addresses the way non-traditional language Aboriginal speakers of English use and speak English...

Publication or resource - 23 Jan 2015

Aboriginal ways of using English

Summary This new collection by Professor Diana Eades addresses the way non-traditional language Aboriginal speakers of English use and speak...

Publication or resource - 23 Jan 2015

Being Black: Aboriginal cultures in 'settled' Australia

Summary Being black brings together the results of research by a range of renowned anthropologists focusing on the social life of people who...

Publication or resource - 20 Jan 2015

Language and Culture in Aboriginal Australia

Summary How many Aboriginal languages exist, where are they spoken and how are they learned by children? Do dictionaries of Aboriginal languages...

Publication or resource - 20 Jan 2015

Paper and Talk: A manual for reconstituting materials in Australian Indigenous languages

Summary This is a concise guide and an excellent introduction to the complicated issues of language reconstruction. Finding out about languages that...

Publication or resource - 20 Jan 2015

Kurlumarniny: We come from the desert

Summary We come from the desert is the story of Minyjun (Monty Hale), a senior Ngulipartu man from the Pilbara region of Western Australia. Written...

Publication or resource - 3 Dec 2014

Kangkushot: The life of Nyamal Lawman Peter Coppin (Second edition)

Summary Kangkushot provides valuable insights into the rich and spiritual way Aboriginal people view their lives and land, and their place in it....

Publication or resource - 3 Dec 2014