MLT News

EMERGENCY LOWER ARRERNTE RECORDING AT MACUMBA

May 20, 2016

In April the Mobile Language Team undertook emergency field recordings of Lower (Southern) Arrernte at a number of locations in the Far North of South Australia and the Northern Territory. MLT linguists accompanied Audrey Stewart and Rossie Finn to Macumba Station where both were born in the middle years of last century. Celeste Humphris (MLT) […]

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FAR WEST COAST LANGUAGE CENTRE TRAINING

January 10, 2016

In late 2015 Ceduna based Far West Language Centre (FWLC) coordinator Lynette Ackland travelled to Adelaide to take part in a two day workshop with Mobile Language Team Media Officer Will Fisher. They worked on developing a range of digital and media skills in a one on one setting to help develop the language recording, […]

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PORT PIRIE NUKUNU WORKSHOP

November 11, 2015

On the 18th of November the MLT headed out to Port Pirie to take part in a language pronunciation and recording workshop for the Nukunu language. Participants worked through the Nukunu dictionary and workshopped different techniques for pronouncing different sounds in the Nukunu language. According to Aunty Rose Turner, who travelled from Gawler to attend, […]

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MLT AT CEDUNA OYSTERFEST

October 22, 2015

Over the October long weekend, Clayton attended the infamous Ceduna Oysterfest, an annual event which celebrates the towns reputation as a world-class seafood hub. Over the weekend of the festival, Clayton worked with the Far West Language Centre and the Bright Youth Foundation to work on a small language project, aimed at incorporating the Aboriginal […]

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MLT MEMBERS ATTEND PULIIMA 2015

October 17, 2015

Mobile Language Team members Clayton Cruse and Celeste Humphris attended the Puliima National Indigenous Language and Technology Forum from the 12-15th of October. Puliima is hosted by Miromaa Aboriginal Language and Technology Centreand was supported this year by the Mobile Language Team among others. Over 230 people attended from all over Australia and the world, and excellent workshops […]

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YANKUNYTJATJARA CHILDREN’S BOOK LAUNCH

October 13, 2015

The Mobile Language Team attended this years Writers Festival “Eye of the Storm – finding home in Alice Springs at the very beautiful Olive Pink Botanic Gardens on Saturday 19th September 2015. Karina Lester, Jessica Hughes and Larissa Hughes joined Josh Santospirito (multimedia artist, illustrator and writer) in launching the Yankunytjatjara Children’s Books in a […]

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MLT SUPPORTS LANGUAGE LEARNING PROGRAM PROJECT IN CEDUNA

June 15, 2015

On June 22 the Mobile Language Team’s Paul Monaghan, along with Far West Language Centre consultants Tannon Kew, Will Fisher and Celeste Humphris travelled to Ceduna to launch the new Language Learning Program project. The MLT supported Ceduna Aboriginal Corporation and the Far West Language Centre to develop and deliver the project. The project involved […]

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YANKUNYTJATJARA DIGITISATION PROJECT

May 27, 2015

In 2014 the Mobile Language Team in cooperation with Yankunytjatjara people began a project to digitise and distribute a range of audio and visual materials containing the Yankunytjatjara people. Handing the amazing collection of digital resources over to the Mimili Community means that the Yankunytjatjara people can have access to parts of their history and […]

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ADNYAMATHANHA TRADITIONAL LANDS ASSOCIATION (ATLA) MEN’S CAMP

From the 8th – 10th May this year, the Adnyamathanha Traditional Lands Association (ATLA) held an Adnyamathanha Men’s Camp at Ikara Wilpena. The camp was designed to bring Adnyamathanha men and boys of all ages together, to share cultural practices and language, and to give people a chance to talk to Senior Adnyamathanha Men about […]

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