6 March 2018
Language staff speak at national conference

GROOTE staff joined Indigenous people from around the world to talk about traditional languages and their work in keeping them alive.

Staff of the Groote Eylandt Language Centre gave a presentation at the Puliima National Indigenous Language and Technology Forum in Cairns.

The Puliima Forum is the main national event for Australian Indigenous languages and was attended by delegates and presenters from around Australia, the Torres Strait Islands, New Zealand, Canada and Hawaii.

Staff presented the goals, strategy and progress so far on the Centre's Ajamurnda project.

IMAGE: Groote Eylandt Language Centre staff, Melainie Collins, Carolyn Fletcher, Judy Lalara, David Nathan, Sylvia Tkac, and Carol Wurramara, get inspiration to protect, preserve and celebrate Indigenous languages.