Aunty Maureen Sulter asked for translations of prayers to be used during NAIDOC week in Coonbarabran. She realised that they would probably need to be simplified. Below are the prayers and translations. As always there is a lot of ‘doing the best you can in the time available’. Please let me know of typos or … More Miinbal NAIDOCgu – Prayers for NAIDOC
A request on Facebook. Hi John, is it possible to translate “Because of her, we can” – this year’s NAIDOC theme – to Gamilaraay? Thank you, Jo Below is a possible ‘translation’ and then some discussion. Gunidjarrbaadhi, warranggal ngiyani. Female-from, powerful we. “Because of her, we can” The NAIDOC motto is dhirrabuu, great, and also … More NAIDOC Theme, 2018
Below a translation request, the suggested translations [Yuwaalaraay and Gamilaraay] and then some discussion. John It’s for a program called Food for Families. Our students go and pack boxes of food based on orders placed by teachers, so the sheet runs thus: Hello Miss or Sir This is your Food for Families grocery list, please … More Translation.