Indigenous Languages of the NT Seminar
Thursday February 11, 6.00 – 9.00pm
Saturday February 27, 1.00 – 4.00pm
(same program each time)
Did you know that there are over 100 different language groups in the NT? These include ‘traditional’ languages still passed on across generations, ‘sleeping’ languages with few or no speakers which retain strong links to land and identity, and ‘new’ languages like Kriol. Knowing about the language ecology of the NT can connect you better to the community and culture. If you are travelling to remote communities or looking for work in different regions in the Territory, this short course will give you useful background knowledge for your journey.
This is a three-hour pop-up course to give you an introduction to languages of the Territory. You will have the opportunity to meet and ask questions with a range of language groups in person and via Zoom.
What you will cover:
• Languages of the Northern Territory
• Zoom across the Territory - connect with language groups in remote locations
• Profile of people working on their languages
• New languages in the NT
• How to connect with languages
Facilitated by the Indigenous Languages and Cultures team of the NT Department of Education.
0452 135 400
Darwin Languages Centre, 1 Nemarluk Dr, Ludmilla NT 0820