Central Australia | NT Language Support Program
This program works with people and organisations in Central Australia to support the Indigenous languages of the region.
The project supports local efforts in language maintenance, archiving, revival, publishing and education for these languages: Eastern and Central Arrernte, Pertame, Kaytetye and Warlpiri.
The Arrernte Language Office at the Desert People’s Centre
Iltyem-iltyem Central Australian sign languages project
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Shirley Ampetyane and research adjunct Myfany Turpin, recording Kaytetye for the Kaytetye Thangkerne bird app.
The Yeperenye centre is in the middle of Alice Springs township, in Arrernte country. It is named after the tar-vine caterpillar (ayepe-arenye), one of the ancestral spirits of this place. Photo: Margaret Carew
The Thangkerne Kaytetye bird app was launched at Artarre in August 2015.
Myfany Turpin and Therese Ryder, catching up in the Arrernte Language Office at the Desert People’s Centre, 2015.
Cutting into the cake for the launch of Antarrengeny Awely – Alyawarr women’s songs from Antarrengeny at Arlparra in August 2013. Book cover art by Katie Kemarr Morton and design by Christine Bruderlin.
The launch cake for Mer Angenty-warn Alhem ‘Travelling to Angenty Waterhole’, featuring artwork by April Pengart Campbell. The book launch was held at Ti Tree in 2016. Photo: Margaret Carew
Mer Angenty-warl Alhek book launch: Emma Pepperill cuts the cake, with Lornce Campbell.