We ran the inaugural Arrpenhe-nthenhe Indigenous Languages film program as part of the Something Somewhere Film Festival in Alice Springs on Saturday 20 April. This was a resounding success and shows that our community has a great appetite for films that present the voices and perspectives of Indigenous people, in their languages. Please check this… Read more »
MK Turner and Beth Sometimes on ABC Local Radio, Alice Springs talking about Apmere Angkentye-kenhe. Awetyeke unte!
This page shows the Arrernte street signs around the town of Alice Springs. It shows them through photographs and provides some information about each sign. We hope you enjoy looking through the signs on this page and notice them as you walk, cycle and drive around the town. If you are interested in learning more about Arrernte street names,… Read more »
On Tuesday 10 March, women from the Akeyulerre Healing Centre in Alice Springs performed kwertele ileme at the Arrernte Language Office at Batchelor Institute’s Desert Peoples Centre campus. Kwertele ileme means ‘to smoke someone, to put someone in smoke’. This ceremony is performed on a number of different occasions, including with a new baby.… Read more »
We’ve just completed a week of work on the Gun-nartpa stories book. The photo shows the team who came together in Alice Springs for this workshop – Crusoe Batara, Raymond Walanggay, Margaret Carew, Marion Waiguma and Patrick Muchana. The book now has its title – Gun-ngaypa Rrawa ‘My country’ and a cover design (thanks to… Read more »