Maya Waabiny: Mobilising song archives to nourish an endangered language
Humanities Australia: The Journal of the Australian Academy of the Humanities
Australian Academy of the Humanities
Kurongkurl Katitjin / Centre for People, Place and Planet
Department of Education, Skills and Employment
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...
Society and Culture
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander society and culture