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RUIL Research Newsletter December 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.

50 Words Project update: NAIDOC Week and website revamp

It’s been an exciting month for the Research Unit’s 50 Words Project! Our online map now showcases 50 words in 65 Indigenous Australian languages from across the country, with more languages on the way soon. If you stop by to have a listen, you... Continue reading...

Searching for signs in the Warlpiri Sign Language Dictionary

Sign languages are an important and valued part of the traditions of Australian Indigenous peoples. Between 1978-1985 Adam Kendon worked with... Continue reading...

Sounds of the Anindilyakwa language

Anindilyakwa speakers from Groote Eylandt, NT, have been working with RUIL linguists John Mansfield, Rosey Billington and Hywel Stoakes to better understand the unique sounds of their language. John made several recordings on... Continue reading...

RUIL Research Newsletter December 2020