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Leonard Miller, Luise Hercus, Estelle Miller, Gavin Peel at the Australian National University (ANU), May 2012

15 May Wirangu people honour Dr Luise Hercus in Canberra

Two Wirangu people travelled to Canberra in May 2012 to undertake archival research training at AIATSIS, provided by Dr Paul Monaghan (MLT), and to meet Luise Hercus. This trip was sponsored by the Mobile…

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Barngarla Workshop participants. Members of the Richards family of Port Lincoln, including Howard (centre), Professor Zuckermann (centre back) and Dr Monaghan (right)

15 May Barngarla Language Workshop at Port Lincoln May 2012

Professor Ghil'ad Zuckermann (University of Adelaide), Dr Paul Monaghan (MLT) and 20+ Barngarla people of Port Lincoln participated in a 2-day Language Reclamation Workhop in Port Lincoln. Highlights…

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25 November New Kaurna Spelling System

During 2010 and 2011 the Kaurna community has been introducing a new spelling system for writing their language. Previously Kaurna had been written with the spellings used by Teichelmann & Schürmann,…

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06 September LangFest 2011

The Australian Lingistics Society's annual conference ALS 2011 will be held at the Australian National University (ANU) in Canberra on 2-4 December 2011. 2nd December will be a common day with the…

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SA language delegates at the recent AIATSIS conference scooped the pool by winning the best young persons' presentation (for Kaurna) and the best presentation overall (for Ngarrindjeri). (Back row L-R Rob Amery, Jaki Try (AIATSIS), Rita Lindsay, Michael Lindsay, Jack Buckskin. (Front row L-R) Audrey Lindsay, Mary-Anne Gale, Verna Koolmatrie.

06 January AIATSIS Indigenous Studies Conference 2011

AIATSIS held its biennial Indigenous Studies Conference in Canberra from 19-23 September 2011. The theme of this year's conference was Young and Old: connecting generations. For details of the conference…

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