Dieri

Dieri is located in the north east of the state of South Australia at the end of the Cooper Creek flood plain. It lies east of the Dirari language.

Today, Dieri speakers live in various communities including Maree.

AIATSIS id : L.17

Variations

Dayerrie, Deerie, Diari, Dickeri (misprint), Dieri (used by SIL), Dieyerie, Dieyrie, Dijari, Diyari (used by AIATSIS), Diyeri, Dthee-eri, Dyeri, Koonarie, Kujani, Kunari (name of Cooper Creek), Tiari (by southern Aranda), Ti:ari (of southern Aranda), Tirari, Urrominna (southern term for Dieri, Kujani, and Tirari-a general term), Wongkadieri (Arabana term), Wonkadieri.

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Dieri families reviving language and culture 2007-2008

Dieri Aboriginal Corporation: The aim of this project is to produce Dieri language learning resources and establish local project networks to promote cultural revival. [Note that the…

Dieri families reviving language and culture - Stage Two 2008-2009

Dieri Aboriginal Corporation: The aim of this project is to produce Dieri language learner's resources, hold language and culture immersion events and promote local family action for…

Dieri Community Language Revival Program 2009-2010

Dieri Aboriginal Corporation: The aim of this project is to continue to revitalise the Dieri language through training community members as language awareness instructors and promoters…

Department of Environment and Community services

The department is engaged in ongoing curriculum resource development and teacher training.

Language Contact

Dieri Aboriginal Corporation
(08) 8642 2638
Lot 11. Hanrahan St. Port Augusta West SA 5700

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DISCLAIMER:

The above map is based upon the Horton Indigenous Map of Australia © Aboriginal Studies Press, AIATSIS, and Auslig/Sinclair, Knight, Merz, 1996. The full map is available on the AIATSIS website. The locations of the languages of SA, as stated on the this website are not intended for Land Claim use, and are an approximate guide only. Individual language project locations are based on information from publicly available MILR (ILS) documents.