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Spoken: Resource Lounge

One of the features of Spoken: celebrating Queensland languages is a Resource Lounge at the end of the exhibition space for visitors to explore the collections and languages in more depth. This space is a quiet area to reflect on the exhibition and the many stories of Queensland languages. Some of the significant items featured … Read more

2019 International Year of Indigenous Languages: Word of the Week – Week Forty-Six.

As part of State Library’s commitment to the 2019 International Year of Indigenous Languages, we will be promoting a ‘word of the week’ from one of the 125+ Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander languages and dialects from across Queensland. This week’s word is pama [pronounced pah-mah] from the Umbuygamu language of Cape York. It means … Read more

Puliima National Indigenous Language & Technology Forum 2017

Puliima means ‘making voice’ in the Awabakal language, the traditional language of Newcastle and Lake Macquarie area of New South Wales. The Forum is held every two years and this year it was in Cairns¬†with delegates¬†from all over Australia. It is always interesting to hear what language projects, programs and events have happened and are … Read more