ARRPENHE-NTHENHE – THANKS!

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 »

Ti Tree book launch: Mer Angenty-warn alhem

The Ti Tree community turned out in force on Wednesday 18 May 2016, to celebrate the launch of a new book – Mer Angenty-warn Alhem ‘Travelling to Angenty waterhole’. This book was a team project led by Anmatyerr teacher April Pengart Campbell and elder Clarrie Kemarr Long. The book focuses on one family trip to the… Read more »

Mun-guna jurra mun-gugaliya mun-guyinda

    Mun-guna jurra mun-gugaliya mun-guyinda means something like: ‘this is the kind of book you can listen to’. We have recently coined this Burarra/Gun-nartpa phrase to describe the soundprinting process that has been used to embed sound into the pages of our book Gun-ngaypa Rrawa ‘My Country’. Each story in the book is broken… Read more »

Maningrida Book Launch – Gun-ngaypa Rrawa ‘My Country’

  We were very proud to launch our new book Gun-ngaypa Rrawa ‘My Country’ at Maningrida on 25 March. The book was presented to elder Robert Bibora in a ceremonial performance by men and women from the An-nguliny and related clan groups. Robert Bibora is the senior member of the Gopamolija clan group, and is… Read more »

Gun-ngaypa Rrawa Book Launch Invitation

  Gun-ngaypa Rrawa means ‘My Country’ in the Gun-nartpa language of North-central Arnhem Land, Australia. In this book, An-nguliny clan leader and celebrated artist England Banggala tells of Yirrichinga Ancestral Spirits who created the country around Gochan Jiny-jirra on the Cadell River, and the Jowunga spirits associated with his mother’s clan around the Barlparnarra swamp and… Read more »

Team in Alice Springs, October 2013

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 »