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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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Ngaanyatjarra [ntj]
Source: State Library of South Australia
A guide to sources on Aboriginal languages held in the State Library of South Australia, with focus on SA languages.
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Source: ABC/Farz Edraki
Article, with audio podcast interview, about Elizabeth Marrkilyi Ellis (best known as Lizzie Ellis), a Ngaanyatjarra woman from the Tjukurla community in Western Australia, educator, interpreter and linguist with a passion for documenting Indigenous languages.
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Source: Summer Institute of Linguistics (AuSIL)
Bible texts for 14 languages. These are provided by the Summer Institute of Linguistics (in Australia branded as AuSIL) as a "ministry tool" but made openly accessible. Includes text, audio (note, some spoken by non-Aboriginal persons), concordances, and downloadable software.
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Source: ANU, Macquarie University, University of Melbourne, Languages and Cultures Network for Australian Universities
A resource listing language courses at Australian tertiary institutions, with the facility to search by language. So you can search for an Indigenous langage to find out if and where it is being offered, and further information about courses. Languages currently listed include Gamilaraay, Ngaanyatjara, Pitjantjatjara, Wiradjuri and Yolngu.
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Source: NPY Women’s Council’s Ngangkari Program/Central Australia Mental Health Service
This page hosts a downlodable PDF document called Uti Kulintjaku: A compendium of words for talking about mental health. It includes terms in Pitjantjatjara, Yankunytjatjara and Ngaanyatjarra, as well as translations from English into these languages.
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