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Arrernte-angkentye.online ‘Arrernte language online’

Arrernte language custodians and teachers (left to right) Carol Turner Kngwarraye, Amelia Turner Kngwarraye (MC), Therese Ryder Perrurle, Margaret Turner Kemarre, Felicity Hayes Angale, Veronica Dobson Perrurle, Wyonna Palmer Peltharre make up a panel of speakers at the launch of the
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Master-Apprentice Language Revival in NYC

Vanessa Farrelly, Pertame Language Activist and staff member of the Batchelor Institute CALL program, accompanied by her grandmother, Kathleen Bradshaw, recently attended the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues Global Indigenous Language Training in New York to learn about Master-
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FRAIM Workshops and Awards

Photo: From left to right – Student Sean Leeway, Lecturer Rebecca McLean, Senior Lecturer Evelyn Schaber, BIITE-CALL Project Manager Angela Harrison, Student Dianna Ross, Student Victor Weetra, Student Daryl Ware Certificate IV Screen and Media students attended the ICTV- Indigenous C
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CALL language lessons at Parrtjima

Batchelor Institute’s Centre for Australian Languages and Linguistics (CALL) put on two language lessons as part of the extensive 9-day Parrtjima (Festival of Lights) program for the International Year of Indigenous Languages. The first lesson was delivered by Christobel Swan, her dau
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Djiningi djurra manymak ‘This is a good book’

Photo Caption: Stanley Rankin and Batchelor Institute linguist Margaret Carew, at Maningrida College, August 2018. Stanley Djalarra Rankin is one of the ceremonial leaders for the Miwal story which contains important sacred traditional knowledge of the Marrangu Djinang people of north
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An-nguliny Rarrk – a collaboration featuring Maningrida artist Mick Marrawa England

Left to Right: Kate O’Hara, Co-ordinator Maningrida Arts and Culture, Artsworker Derek Carter, artist Mick Marrawa England and Batchelor Institute linguist Margaret Carew. Photo: Simon Murphy. Maningrida Arts and Culture and Batchelor Institute Press are extremely proud to present a n
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Indigenous bird book a first for Mowanjum Community

The Mowanjum Community recently celebrated the release of a new book Jirigi Jinda Ardangarri, Burnarri Anja, Diigu Aagala – Birds which catalogues 195 birds in three Indigenous languages— Ungarinyin/Ngarinyin, Worrorra and Wunambal Gaambera. “Jirigi Jinda Ardangarri, Burnarri An
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First Nations digital language archive launched

  An exciting new website and digitisation project for collecting and archiving of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander language materials has been launched at Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education June 29th. Known as the CALL Collection and jointly managed by Bat
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New book brings Arrernte bird stories to life

  “Iwenhenge the pipe nhenhe mpwareke apele, ayenge ampe putyelenge amangkeke. Thipe nhenhe mapeke akaltye-irremele akngerrapate mapele iletyarte awemele – arrpenheme, kere anwerne-kenhe, arrpenhe mape anwerne arlkwentye akngerre kwenye arle. My reason why I made this book was th
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Film festival showcases languages of Central Australia

Father and daughter music duo Raymond and Eleanor Dixon, who feature in the film Warlungka, screening during the Arrpenhe-nthenhe program of the Something Somewhere Film Festival.   As a part of this year’s Something Somewhere Film Festival, languages from Central Australia were
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