Languages & Literature

Learning Wiradjuri

The work of Uncle Stan Grant Snr and Dr John Rudder was instrumental in telling the stories in The Yield. Please support our community by purchasing language resources here

You can also download a free phone app here to learn Wiradjuri or follow along with the book.

With yindyamarra, Tara

A special series published here and in Griffith Review in celebration of the International Year of Indigenous Languages.

To learn about the history of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander literature in Australia please visit these essays linked below - they are a record of our writing since english was adopted onto the tongue of our first nation writers.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander readers are advised that this essay contains the names of people who are deceased.

Decolonising the Shelf

The Books We Carry on Our Backs: 1796 - 1996

Speaking for Ourselves: 1997 - 2007

Can you hear me now? 2008 - 2018

Future Voices: 2019 and beyond

On 'Kurlumarniny' and 'Yijarni': Two books in language

On 'Ninu' and 'Two sisters'

For the love of Our Children

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