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Bábbarra Women’s Centre films

Between June – August 2017 CALL Linguist Margaret Carew worked with Bábbarra Women’s Centre artists to produce a set of short films. The films feature well known artists Lucy Yarawanga, Deborah Wurrkidj, Susan Marawarr, Janet Marawarr, Phyllis Dungudja and Lenny Goya-airra.

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CALL Collection

CALL Collection database and website A website and digitisation project for collecting and archiving of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander language materials was launched at Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education June 29th 2017.

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Djinang ga Wurlaki documentation project

CALL is working with a team of Djinang and Wurlaki people to document their language and to create more language resources for use in schools and the community. This project has been supported by the Priority Language Support program through First Languages Australia, and by the Australian Commonwealth’s Indigenous Languages and Arts program.

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Gavan Breen Symposium

On 3 July 2020, the Centre for Australian Languages and Linguistics hosted a symposium at the Batchelor campus in Alice Springs in recognition of the life work of linguist and academic Gavan Breen. The day attracted ...

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Getting in Touch | Digital resources for Indigenous Languages

The Getting in Touch workshop held in Alice Springs in April 2014, brought together teams from Indigenous communities, linguists and technology experts to brainstorm and discuss issues and ideas about digital tools for Indigenous Language Speakers and create plans for the future. This workshop set the scene for the digital work that has followed.

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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.

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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.

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Gurr-goni Dictionary Project

Mu-goni dictionary ngatjbulorndo ngatjburru njiwurr-mu-murnongi arrapu at-bu-burrkarl yandu gurl awurr-bogo, reading awurr-ningu, guwubarrwirdi, arrapu njiwu-barrwirdi ngatjburrupu njiwurr-murnongi. Balanda borrlorndo, yandu read awurr-ningu an-nji an-nalitji mubu ngutjin mutdjat gun-ngatjburru wetji Gurr-goni. Wurlek.

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iltyem-iltyem | Hand talk

The iltyem-iltyem website is the first searchable on-line resource for Australian Indigenous sign languages The project aims to: - make culturally appropriate, accessible sign language learning resources - document and archive sign language materials for future generations - raise the profile of Australian Indigenous sign languages

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Jardiwanpa yawulyu | Warlpiri women’s songs from Yuendumu

Batchelor Institute and Batchelor Institute Press are proud to present Jardiwanpa yawulyu: Warlpiri women’s songs from Yuendumu By: Coral Napangardi Gallagher and Peggy Nampijinpa Brown, with Georgia Curran and Barbara Napanangka Martin.

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