Indigenous arts and languages. Indigenous arts and languages
11 June 2019
Singer Gawurra Gaykamangu is in a class of his own. His voice is resonating around the world due to his modern twist on his ancient Yolŋu language.
Image of Singer Gawurra Gaykamangu
Indigenous arts and languages. Indigenous arts and languages
7 June 2019
Songman Roy Ashley Waṉapuyŋu was dedicated to maintaining and passing on his people’s language, stories, songs and cultural knowledge.
Photo of Songman Roy Ashley Waṉapuyŋu sharing his enormous knowledge
Indigenous arts and languages. Indigenous arts and languages
5 June 2019
It’s World Environment Day in the 2019 International Year of Indigenous Languages (IY2019) and we are celebrating both events by highlighting some...
Dingo on a beach
Indigenous arts and languages. Indigenous arts and languages
3 June 2019
Anthropologist and linguist Dr Bentley James is close to realising his dream, and the vision of the woman who inspired him, to ensure the children...
Image of Indigenous woman and indigenous man using their hands showing the Yolnu sign language.
Indigenous arts and languages. Indigenous arts and languages
30 May 2019
The ABC and First Languages Australia are seeking entries for the 2019 Indigenous Language Song Competition, which enables schoolchildren across...
Indigenous woman sitting in front of indigenous children reading them a book.
Indigenous arts and languages. Indigenous arts and languages
29 May 2019
One of the highlights of Reconciliation Week in Canberra has been a performance of dance, song, storytelling and language from the Wiradjuri Echoes.
Indigenous arts and languages. Indigenous arts and languages
28 May 2019
A desire to contribute to a new country and the discovery of a dictionary that was almost 179 years old has led to the reclamation of the ancient...
Original artwork by Candace and Colleen Taylor, Barngarla daughter and mother, Port Augusta.
Indigenous arts and languages. Indigenous arts and languages
24 May 2019
School students have named the Australian Antarctic Division's newest icebreaker.
Performing arts Performing arts
23 May 2019
Nowhere is there a stronger link between the creativity and education than at the Flying Fruit Fly Circus school.
Indigenous arts and languages. Indigenous arts and languages
22 May 2019
On International Day for Biological Diversity we acknowledge the links between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander languages and Australia’s...