How Communities Are Celebrating Languages Week
Find out more about how our local communities are celebrating NSW Aboriginal Languages Week 2023 across the state.
Mudyala Aboriginal Corporation
The Mudyala Aboriginal Corporation will host the "Angwirri Ngarraanga Yaggirr (Speak Hear Yaygirr)" event which involves schools attending a mutual location where our Elders and Community will engage students in Yaygirr language activities.
Tweed Byron Local. Aboriginal Land Council
The Tweed Byron Local Aboriginal Land Council (TBLALC) will host the Booningbah Community Cultural Walk for the community to explore the unique land and waters of Booningbah under the guidance of local Aboriginal speakers.
Nēwara Aboriginal Corporation
The Nēwara Aboriginal Corporation will host a Kyunda Uyitika (Let's Speak on Country) camp to enhance participants' knowledge of the Anaiwan Language through traditional and contemporary stories, song and dance.
Ginhar Indigenous Corporation
A range of Aboriginal languages across NSW including Wiradjuri
The Ginhar Indigenous Corporation will present an engaging interactive session on the Aboriginal Language Introduction to Cultural and Linguistic Diverse Peoples in the Dubbo Community.
Gummyaney Aboriginal Corporation
Bundjalung, Gummbayngirr & Yaegl
The Gummyaney Aboriginal Corporation will celebrate with a Gummaney Aboriginal Preschool Languages Week celebration which involve a Welcome to Country by a Bundjalung Language provider followed by singing and dancing.
Gathang and the wider public
Djiyagan Dhanbaan will be celebrating with various activities including painting Language and art on local infrastructures, promoting local digital Language resources on social media and hosting Lunch & Learn Language events.
Coota Girls Aboriginal Corporation
Ngiyampaa, Gamilaraay, Djungan, Wanggumara, Bundjalung, Dhungutti, Wiradjuri, Gumbaynggirr, Biripi, Barkindji, Wailwan, Wemba Wemba
The Coota Girls Aboriginal Corporation will launch First Language resources virtually via a virtual Celebration and Morning Tea.
Connective Indigenous Corporation
Wiradjuri and Wongaibon Language Nations
The Connective Indigenous Corporation will host an Aboriginal Language and digital arts exhibition at the Wungunja Culture Centre in Trangie.
Burrun Dalai Aboriginal Corporation
Dunghutti for Kempsey, Biripi for Taree and Kamilaroi/ Gamilaraay for Tamworth
Burrun Dalai will be holding a two-day cultural Language program for Aboriginal children aged between 8-17 years old, coordinated by Cultural Workers and Local Elders.
Bundjalung Tribal Society LTD
Yugambeh – Bundjalung, also known as Bandjalangic
The Bundjalung Tribal Society LTD will host two workshops for adolescent Aboriginals who are currently disadvantaged or isolated to promote identity, culture and inclusion. Elders will be involved and will focus on connecting to culture through story, art and Language.
Narrandera Local Aboriginal Land Council
Wiradjuri and other languages through song
The Narrandera Local Aboriginal Land Council will engage Dinawan's Connection group to celebrate through showcasing songs, cultural dances and sharing knowledge.
Pejar Local Aboriginal Land Council
The Pejar Local Aboriginal Land Council will host the Ngurambang (Home) Language repatrication workshop which will target a range of age groups to promote the Wiradjuri Language.
Djinama Yilaga Inc.
The Djinama Yilaga Incc. will host the Gambarbar Yangga festival whicn will include singing in Language classes, songwriting and musical performances in the Dhurga Language.
Bularri Muurlay Nyanggan Aboriginal Corporation
Gumbaynggirr / Bundjalung
The Bularri Muurlay Nyanggan Aboriginal Corporation will host the Girrwaawa Ngaawalu (Language bringing mob together) which include a range of events that involve dance, Language, food, activities and workshops to increase the awareness of the Gumbaynggirr/ Bundjalung Language.
Gujaga Foundation Limited
The Gujaga Foundation Limited will celebrate with a Dharawal Language Week activity book which will be distributed at schools and centres currently engaged with the Dharawal Language program.
Pambilang Cultural Initiatives
The Pambilang Cultural Initiatives group will deliver a one-day Community event to celebrate the history and future of Aboriginal Languages through dance, song, story and art.