Jardiwanpa Yawulyu book launch

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 »

Gun-ngaypa Rrawa – it’s arrived!

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 »

Digitising audio tapes

Ben and Margaret start digitising audio tapes, using a Nakamichi tape deck and Audacity software. In this video, Ben explains the equipment set up for digitising audio Margaret digitises the first audio cassette from the Maningrida College Collection (MC-AC-001)

Maningrida Community Stories session October 2014

This film shows Maningrida community members learning about Maningrida Community Stories during a workshop at Maningrida College in October 2014. Maningrida Community Stories is part of the Community Stories project run by Northern Territory Library.

Maningrida College Collection

Liz Hall (Maningrida College) and Margaret Carew take a look at the Maningrida College collection of audio, VHS and miniDV tapes.  

Video digitising setup

Ben Foley explains the video digitising set up for digitising miniDV and VHS tapes, featuring Ben, Margaret Carew and Bradley White. Filmed by Jill Vaughan at Maningrida College, October 2014.

Digitising VHS (3 films)

Digitising VHS (3 films) These three films show the steps in digitising from VHS tape. They were made by Ben Foley, Josie Diddo and Bradley White at Maningrida College, October 2014. 1. Get Quicktime ready for digitising VHS 2. Get the VHS player ready 3. Capture VHS – record onto the computer  

Congratulations to Maningrida teaching graduates

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.

Digitising workshop – Maningrida October 2014

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 »