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Knowledge Intersections Symposium 2019

This year’s Knowledge Intersections Symposium is being hosted by Desert Knowledge Research Institute and Batchelor Institute at the Desert Knowledge Precinct with support from Charles Darwin University. The Symposium will start with a networking function on the Tuesday evening and we
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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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Honouring a pioneer, Luise Hercus (1926-2018)

Cover image: still from film taken by Graham Hercus, 1966; original in Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies; Thantyi song (detail) transcribed by Grace Koch; cover design by Sarah Martin (adapted from a design by Jenny Green) The focus by Batchelor Ins
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WANALA Forum 2018

  Wadeye Elders, Kunagarkan Elders and families joined together to celebrate the opening of the Western and Northern Aboriginal Language Alliance (WANALA), which was co-hosted by Batchelor Institute and Wadeye Community. The WANALA Forum was a wonderful success which delivered an
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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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Masters student delivers student’s response

The Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education congratulates Mr Edward (Ted) Lovelock on graduating from the Masters of Indigenous Knowledges at the recent Batchelor Campus Graduation Ceremony. After all Certificates and Diplomas were presented to the graduates, Ted gave a s
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Cambodian academics visit Batchelor

Batchelor Institute recently hosted a visiting group of 15 Cambodian academics from the Royal University of Phnom Penh (RUPP) through our partnership with Charles Darwin University. The visit formed part of a seven-week long Australia Awards Fellowship program that delivered training
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Alison Nannup – PTS Graduate and Bachelor of Indigenous Languages & Linguistics student

“Learning about both-ways really stood out for me.  At school I kept my culture to myself as I was scared of being judged.  In PTS I fitted in and with the both-ways approach I was encouraged to share and it was like my knowledge was unlocked from within me.  The oral presentations he
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Student presents art at Symposium

The Batchelor Institute Visual Arts Department is very proud to announce that one of its students Karen Rogers from Ngukurr was commissioned to make a limited edition set of lino prints to give as gifts to the keynote speakers at the 2013 Indigenous Knowledges in a Changing World Symp
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PM opens ACIKE Centre

From left – Batchelor Institute Director Adrian Mitchell, Previous Vice-Chancellor of Batchelor Institute Jeanie Herbert, CDU Vice-Chancellor Professor Barney Glover, The Honourable Julia Gillard MP, Prime Minister of Australia, Pro Vice-Chancellor Indigenous Leadership Professo
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