The Australian National University offers face-to-face Gamilaraay classes for students and the general public, in Canberra and Sydney. … More Study Face-to-Face
Start learning Gamilaraay now! … More Study Online
There’s a bunch more Gamilaraay language resources! Check them out! … More Online Resources
Fred Reece said that while yinarr is ‘woman’ yinarraa is special, is like you were made a ‘dame’ or something similar. On Wednesday Aunty Fay Green became Dr Fay Green, OAM. On Friday we farewelled another yinarraa, Luise Hercus – A great worker for Aboriginal languages and culture and a valued friend of many Aboriginal … More Yinarraa Bulaarr – A second great woman, Luise Hercus
I was priviliged to be at the Australian Catholic University Sydney Graduation on Wednesday, May 9, to see Aunty Fay Green OAM awarded an honorary doctorate for her work in Aboriginal Education and Aboriginal language. Many of her family, friends and colleagues were there to honour her both at the lunch and then at the … More Dhirrabuu, Dr Walgan Fay Green, OAM
On Friday we will farewell Luise Hercus, a great woman who has made huge contributions to recording Aboriginal knowledge, particularly languages, songs and histories. She worked with over 50 languages, including many along the Murray River. Her most comprehensive NSW study resulted in a grammar of Paakantji and her tapes and other materials will remain … More Maaru Yananga, Luise Hercus.
There has been a request for a word for ‘Easter’; It would be gaba to say, in GY: ??? gayaa rather than English ‘Happy Easter’. Some possibilities: Below are three possible words, followed by a longer discussion about the process for developing each of them. Yiidja, from English ‘Easter’ Nganbirraa from nganbirr-aa ; – ‘going-across … More Garay/Gaay ‘Easter-gu’ GYdha. A GY word for ‘Easter’.
Winanga-Li Gunnedah have been working on Gamilaraay language with their children for some time. One project that came out of that was to get names for letters – so that we can talk about them in Gamilaraay. At the moment we need to use English names for the letters ‘ay, bee, see, .. haitch,…double-yu, etc. … More Yayaa – Calendar
New words 2017-11-16 What is ‘Christmas’ (and ‘gift’) in GY We are looking for words for ‘Christmas’, ‘gift/present’, and for other things people want to say at this time of the year. Some would like send Gamilaraay Yuwaalaraay Christmas greetings and cards. Below some discussion and possibilities. It would be great if … More Minya ‘Christmas’ Gamilaraaydha, Yuwaalaraaya?