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International Mother Language Day: 21 February 2020.

Friday 21 February marks International Mother Language Day – a day set aside by the United Nations to raise awareness of the loss of Indigenous languages across the world. Since 2000, International Mother Language Day highlights key issues for traditional languages – the 2020 theme is “languages without borders”. The theme highlights that local, cross-border … Read more

Minya Birran: what now for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander languages?

State Library is hosting a day for all creatives, educators, community workers and those who work in the GLAM sector to be part of the important conversation about the future of Indigenous language and its place as a human right, while gaining skills and tools to incorporate Indigenous language into your craft. Coinciding with International … Read more