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RUIL Research Newsletter October 2020

Welcome to the latest newsletter of the Research Unit for Indigenous Language. This newsletter is published thrice yearly and contains details of the research activities, latest news and other achievements of the Research Unit.

Project Milestone: 50 words in 50 languages!

RUIL’s 50 Words Project works with communities across Australia to provide words in Indigenous Australian languages through our online map which showcases Australia’s fascinating linguistic diversity. The map can be searched by language or by word... Continue reading...

The ABC's pronunciation of Aboriginal words

At the beginning of June, Tiger Webb, a language specialist with the Australian Broadcasting Commission wrote a piece for ABConline suggesting changes to the ABC pronunciation guide. The article recommended including the sounds... Continue reading...

RUIL welcome a new Research Associate

Joel Liddle Perrurle (pictured) is an Arrernte man with family ties to country in and around Alice Springs in central Australia. His mother’s family are... Continue reading...

RUIL Research Newsletter October 2020