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Another 75 items have been added to the Virtual Library, bringing the total number of items to over 500, representing over 150 languages ... read more

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RESULTS: 6 ITEMS FOR CATEGORY Literacy

Anindilyakwa [aoi] see all Anindilyakwa
Source: Northern Territory Library/others
A flashcard app with 20 everyday words and phrases in Anindilyakwa and English. Also includes video of hand gestures.
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Warlpiri [wbp] see all Warlpiri
Source: PAW Media/Jason Japaljarri Woods/students from Yuendumu School
An animated story book used as a Warlpiri literacy resource for young children at Yuendumu School.
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Yolngu [aus-x-yoq] see all Yolngu
Source: ABC/Alyssa Betts
The community of Galiwin’ku on Elcho Island want to use their language’s spelling system to write street signs and their own names. Their language, Yolŋu Matha (Yolngu language), has a small number of letters not used in standard English (but which are perfectly available in all writing technologies, since they are part of the International Unicode standard). Community members believe their language is being snubbed and weakened, while the NT Place Names Committee argue that only standard English can be used, despite claiming to support a Dual Naming Policy.
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Source: ARDS Aboriginal Resource and Development Services
Online catalogue of publications for purchase for learning Yolngu languages and associated topics such as legal and health dictionaries, and many music titles.
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Many languages or language not specified
Source: Charles Darwin University and partners
The Living Archive of Aboriginal Languages has literature in over 25 languages from across the Northern Territory. This Android and iOS app enables users to download items from the archive, store them, and play them any time.
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