The Arrernte Language Office at the Desert People’s Centre

Akwertethe akaltyele anthenh-anthenhe ‘We are always learning’ MK Turner & Christobel Swan   The Arrernte Language Office is a space for Arrernte Language work and projects. It is available for Arrernte Language workers to use as a meeting and work space. It offers resources, such as a computer, access to the Batchelor Institute Library, internet,… Read more »

Gorragorra

Rosie Jin-mujinggul and Charlie Mawundanga lived at Ji-balbal outstation in North-Central Arnhem Land in Australia. They lived a strong and traditional way of life using skills that they learned from their elders when they were growing up in the bush. In this video they show how to build a gorragorra, a bush sleeping platform, and… Read more »

Digitising sound and video recordings

NT Language Centre Support is supporting organisations and people in Maningrida to digitise video and audio cassettes. These are valuable records of people and events in Maningrida. Digitising means that videos and sound recordings can be copied and edited, and families can watch them. The digitising project is linked to the NT Library’s Community Stories… Read more »

Gun-ngaypa Rrawa | My Country

Batchelor Institute and Batchelor Press are proud to present: Gun-ngaypa Rrawa ‘My Country’ By: Crusoe Batara England, Patrick Muchana Litchfield, Raymond Walanggay England and Margaret Carew   This book presents stories from the Gun-nartpa people who live in North-Central Arnhem Land. The stories tell of Ancestral Spirits who created the country, and who are celebrated in… Read more »

Getting in Touch | Digital resources for Indigenous Languages

The Getting in Touch workshop was held in Alice Springs in April 2014. It brought together teams from Indigenous communities, linguists and technology experts. The workshop discussed issues and ideas about digital tools for Indigenous Language Speakers. Everyone brainstormed these ideas and created maps and plans for future resources. Getting in Touch is a project… Read more »