Imagine a regional town where 10% of the population is actively learning the local Aboriginal language and culture, every week...
Director/Editor/Producer: Suzi Taylor, ABC Open Albury-Wodonga
Read the short blog about the Wiradjuri program here. open.abc.net.au/openregions/vic-albury-wodonga-27gx6gw/posts/our-mother-tongue-wiradjuri-02vw8hr
And the extended version here: abc.net.au/local/stories/2012/07/04/3538590.htm?site=goulburnmurrayµsite=§ion=news
ABC Open's 'Video Postcards' project invites people across regional Australia to share a corner of their earth with the world. Three generations of Wiradjuri women did just that. The film was made by Leonie McIntosh, and narrated by her grandmother, well-loved elder Nancy Rooke and her daughter Tjanarra. Be sure to check out Leonie's blog, giving background on the Wiradjuri language, here. open.abc.net.au/openregions/vic-albury-wodonga-27gx6gw/posts/a-video-postcard-from-barnganawatha-74zm5am
Producer: Suzi Taylor, ABC Open Albury-Wodonga
This video showcases a few of the hundreds of Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islander Languages of Australia in a project to provide one song for the many voices of the land.
Check out the website for more information and great teachers resources: MarrinGamu.org.au
Marrin Gamu - My language, Our song.
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