We were thrilled to launch our new book Jardiwanpa Yawulyu Warlpiri Women’s songs from Yuendumu last Friday 12 December 2014, at Yuendumu. This book is the culmination of many years of work by Jardiwanpa owners and managers, and anthropologist Georgia Curran. The book presents 38 songs from the Jardiwanpa song line, which traverses Warlpiri country… Read more »
Our book – Gun-ngaypa Rrawa ‘My Country’ – has arrived today from the printers. We are now planning for an early 2015 launch at Maningrida and at Gochan Jiny-jirra outstation. Thankyou to everyone involved in this long project, especially the Gochan Jiny-jirra family who had the vision for the book from the very start of our work together.… Read more »
Congratulations to Alice Eather and Cindy Jinmarabynana for completing your teaching degrees at CDU. Alice and Cindy are valued members of staff at Maningrida College. Here is a link to the Charles Darwin University news item: Double delight at Maningrida.
In October 2014 a team from NT Language Centre support visited Maningrida for two weeks. The main job while we were there was to make a start on digitising audio cassette tapes and video tapes from the large collection at Maningrida College. Maningrida College has a valuable collection of audio cassette tapes, CDs, VHS tapes, Mini… Read more »