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August 2016 update

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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Iwaidja [ibd]
Source: AuSIL / Various
Web and downloadable dictionaries for Burarra, Bilinarra, Djinang, Gurindji, Iwaidja, Kriol, Martu Wangka, Maung, Tiwi, Walmajarri, Warlpiri and Wik Mungkan. The page also has links to over 90 linguistic and other language-related articles.
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Source: RNLD
A list of some mobile apps for Indigenous languages, including Anindilyakwa, Gamilaraay, Iwaidja, Nyoongar, Yawuru, and Yugambeh. Most are basic wordlists.
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Source: Iwaidja Inyman
A community project based on Croker Island which documents, maintains, preserves and promotes Iwaidja and other endangered languages of the local region (Amurdak, Marrku). Has a great range of books in/about languages, music, photos, phone app, and videos in languages.
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Source: Joy Williams Malwagag and Sabina Hoeng
A short film where senior Iwaidja speaker Ngalwangardi aju Minjilang (1946-2012) talks in Iwaidja about the pressure on her language. She describes consequences of the 2009 policy of the Northern Territory Department of Education and Training to marginalize the use of indigenous languages in schools.
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Source: Noreen Pym and Bonnie Larrimore/AuSIL
Dictionary consists of approximately 1600 headwords. Iwaidja is spoken by around 150 people on Croker Island and the Cobourg Peninsula in Western Arnhem Land.
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Source: Minjilang Endangered Languages Publication project/Bruce Birch
The Ma! Iwaidja app is an initiative of the Minjilang Endangered Languages Publication project (Iwaidja Inyman), based on Croker Island NT. One of the first mobile apps for an Australian language, it has words and audio for Iwaidja vocabulary and phrases, and also allows users to produce and upload additional material.
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Source: Iwaidja Inyman
A site for sharing information about Iwaidja issues and language. Has some nice illustrated wordlists for plants and birds.
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