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NAIDOC Week- Aboriginal English

NAIDOC Week- Aboriginal English

On the fifth day of NAIDOC week we celebrate Aboriginal English. For those Aboriginal people whose traditional language no longer survive or are no longer strong, Aboriginal English plays an important role in our Aboriginal identity. Even those of us... More

NAIDOC Week- Aboriginal words we use everyday

NAIDOC Week- Aboriginal words we use everyday

On the fourth day of NAIDOC we celebrate the Aboriginal words that have become part of the Standard Australian English. Yakka (as in hard yakka= work) Billabong (water hole) Willy willy (dust cloud) Yabba (talk) Moola (money) Bung (dead/broken) Many... More

NAIDOC Week- Aboriginal Language Map

NAIDOC Week- Aboriginal Language Map

Can you believe it is day three of NAIDOC week? To celebrate today I will share with you the Aboriginal language map…(you can find: interactive map here and downloadable map click here). How amazing is that? Over 250+ languages with... More

Our languages matter: Jaru/Kija

Our languages matter: Jaru/Kija

To celebrate the first day of NAIDOC week (July 2-9), our strength and culture, I would like to share with you some Jaru and Kija words from my mob up in the Kimberley. Kural- mother Wanyanyakim- children Gungayi/jaja/ojoo- grandmother/grandfather/grandparents Nupper- water... More

Deadly Reads- Grace Beside Me

Deadly Reads- Grace Beside Me

Told in the conversational first-person voice of Aboriginal teenager, Fuzzy Mac, Grace Beside Me by Sue McPherson shined a light on the life of Aboriginal children and teens who live with their grandparents- the old school ways, the old school... More

Contarf Foundation

Contarf Foundation

Yo, you fellas! No doubt you have heard of the Clontarf Foundation before… you might even be part of a Clontarf Academy at your school. If not, you so have to read this article! Carl and I are love the... More

AIME high with the ASPIRE program at UWA

AIME high with the ASPIRE program at UWA

You know what we love about soon getting to launch our own book? We get to share cool things with you guys! Have you heard about AIME yet? You probably have because their deadly jumpers and shirts have been on... More

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