How ABC is sharing Indigenous languages with wider audience


For a long time Aboriginal people were forbidden to speak in their mother tongues but now, as these rich and diverse languages are being revitalised, the ABC is exploring new ways to share them with the wider community.

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Stan Grant reflects on the philosophy of Treaty

[Stan Grant, ABC]

It would have been simpler — if not necessarily more just or effective — had treaties been signed in the early stages of contact like New Zealand or North America.

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Australia’s Original Languages: The First Ever User-Friendly Guide

by Yvette Gillian

When Captain Cook landed at Botany Bay, about 250 distinct languages were spoken across Australia. Yet they share many common features.

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Artistic Teens celebrate NAIDOC week

By Maree Reason-Cain

Arising out of the donation earlier in the year of 30 Bridal Gowns to yourtownKingston, Indigenous Programs Manager Renee Mann saw a great opportunity to promote and acknowledge Indigenous culture and story-telling through a whimsical art project in conjunction with NAIDOC Week (7 – 14 July 2019).

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