Title

Maya Waabiny: Mobilising song archives to nourish an endangered language

Document Type

Journal Article

Publication Title

Humanities Australia: The Journal of the Australian Academy of the Humanities

Publisher

Australian Academy of the Humanities

School

Kurongkurl Katitjin / Centre for People, Place and Planet

RAS ID

32582

Funders

Department of Education, Skills and Employment

Comments

Bracknell, C., (2020). Maya Waabiny: Mobilising song archives to nourish an endangered language. Humanities Australia: The Journal of the Australian Academy of the Humanities, 11, 19-26. Retrieved from https://www.humanities.org.au/issue-item/humanities-australia-no-11-2020/

Abstract

Turrbal, Yagera, thank you for caring for this land we meet on today. It is a big responsibility and what I consider a very human thing to do. When last here, for the AIATSIS research conference, I witnessed an impassioned local performance to welcome attendees. In the old days, we visitors might have been expected to perform in response. Although a number of Aboriginal people were there, many of us may not have had a song to share—at least not yet...

Access Rights

free_to_read

Research Themes

Society and Culture

Priority Areas

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander society and culture

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