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    Gurr-goni people and linguist Rebecca Green celebrated the launch of the Gurr-goni Dictionary at Maningrida College on 14 April 2016

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    The Gurr-goni to English Dictionary Launch will be held on 14 April 2016 at Maningrida College

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    The Gurr-goni to English Dictionary is now complete and will be launched in 2016. Congratulations to Leila Nimbadja, Rebecca Green and all the Gurr-goni people past and present who have contributed their knowledge to this dictionary.

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    Wurrkigandjarr dancer Gary Madjibarreli Smith, ready for a performance at Gulerri.

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    First Languages Australia have released Gambay, an interactive languages map of Australia.

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    Bongberre is a Djinang name for a plant used to make a brush for gathering honey. This is a part of the Mewal story celebrated by the songs of the Wurrkigandjarr people.

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    Ndébbana language consultant Marlene Kernan and linguist Jill Vaughan from the Research Unit for Indigenous Language. They are working together on a study of multilingual communication in Maningrida.

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    New Kune language books are currently being prepared at Maningrida College.

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    Cherylanne Nulla, Rowena and Wendy Goborrorr listen to a story from Gun-ngaypa Rrawa, Darwin March 2015.

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    Some of the digitising team at Maningrida College Language and Culture - Stanley, Margaret, Michael (behind), Cindy, Jill, Mason, Mary-Lou and Joseph. Photo: Jill Wigglesworth.

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    Robert Bibora, of the Gopamalija clan group, holds a copy of the book Gun-ngaypa Rrawa 'My Country', Maningrida 25 March 2015. Photo: Jaya Regan.

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    Local languages are used for signs and in teaching resources in Maningrida.

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    Maningrida AFL Grandfinal crowd, 2014. Photo: Jill Vaughan

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    Maningrida College has a collection of valuable recordings on audio cassette

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    Part of the Maningrida College audio-visual collection

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    Video digitising setup

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    Putting VHS recordings on computer means that family can watch old recordings of people and events

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    Digitising workshop Maningrida College October 2014 (Photo: Ben Foley)

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    Gurrmurrmul 'paperbark swamp' at Barlparnarra

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Our program works together with people and organisations in Maningrida to support Indigenous languages in north-central Arnhem Land.

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Gurr-goni Dictionary Launch

Gurr-goni Dictionary Launch

Apr 21, 2016

The launch began with a smoking ceremony led by An-nguliny man Alwyn Carter, calling the …

Gurr-goni dictionary launch

Gurr-goni dictionary launch

Apr 1, 2016

We are pleased and proud to announce that the Gurr-goni to English Dictionary will be launched on 14 April at Maningrida College in Maningrida.

Mewal films

Mewal films

Dec 4, 2015

Gary Madjibarreli Smith, ready for a dance performance at Gulerri. Photo: Aung Si

We are proud to share our two new films …

Gambay | Interactive languages map

Gambay | Interactive languages map

Dec 1, 2015

First Languages Australia has collaborated with regional language centres to develop Gambay, a map of Australian languages …

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