These podcasts contain a collection of Aboriginal ghost /mamu stories from across the Ngaanyatjarra Lands in Western Australia. Some are traditional stories....some are real-life stories... Listen up! But don't get too scared... Also included is a wonderful collection of stories from the Ngaanyatjarra Dreaming series that share what life is like for the people of the Ngaanyatjaara Lands and how traditional culture still plays a big part in everyday life. Stories are recorded in Australian In ...
Word Up shares the diverse languages of black Australia from Anmatyerre to Arrernte, from Bidjara to Bundjalung, from Nyungar to Ngaanyatjarra, from Yankunytjatjara to Yorta Yorta—one word at a time.
Just two years ago there were only around 200 words in Ngunnawal language but now there’s ten times that.
Wamba Wamba country straddles both sides of the Murray River and takes in towns like Deniliquin in New South Wales and Swan Hill in Victoria.
Since 2017 Rudi Bremer has been speaking to people across the country about their languages for Word Up and it's kid sister program Little Yarns on ABC kids Listen.
From an early age Tilly began learning her Nukunu from her parents through games and walking on country.
Yugambeh language comes from south-east Queensland and north-eastern New South Wales — the Gold Coast, and my country - Tweed Heads.
Wongatha language is spoken around the Goldfields of Western Australia.
Moa woman Paula Savage explains how 'waaru' inspires her as an artist.
Corey Appo shares three words from his language — Wakka Wakka.
Yindjibarndi and Yinhawangka man Shaka Cook joins us for Word Up this week.
Artist Vincent Namatjira shares some Western Arrernte connected to his journey as a painter.
Language worker Taylor Tipu Power-Smith shares some Kaurna language, including the Kaurna name for scorpian.
Actor and director Shari Sebbens shares some Bardi from the Dampier Peninsula.
Nathan Sentance is Wiradjuri man working in libraries, archives, and museums — he’s been blogging for a while now about a critical, new, blak approach to museum practice that’s more inclusive.
We learn some Adnyamathanha with language worker Clayton Cruse - including an extremely rare instance of the speech sound 'v' in an Aboriginal language.
Mirning country — which includes the Bunda Cliffs, the Nullabor and the Great Australian Bight — is in Bunna Lawrie's DNA.
Whether it’s through recordings or simply encouraging people to use Nyul Nyul language in everyday life, Aunty Liz and her nephew are passionate about reviving and preserving their language.
Ian Waina is a Kwini man with a passionate for bringing his knowledge and scientific ways together to answer some of the questions about the rock art of Kalumburu.
There's a word in the Gamilaraay language that muso Loren Ryan loves so much, that she wrote a song about it.
Artist, performer and Woiwurrung language specialist Mandy Nicholson tells us about the layers of Wurundjeri country
Rebecca Phillips has been involved with the revival of central Victorian language Dja Dja Wurrung for around 15 years.
There's a term for people who don't listen in the Jandai language of Stradbroke Island.
Dennis Hunter shares some Djabugay Ngirrma — Djabugay language from far north Queensland.
Kado Muir, Rhonda Collard-Spratt, and Nadine Taylor bring us some languages from around Geraldton and the mid-west of Western Australia.
There's a word in the Guugu Yimithirr language of far north Queensland that describes an infinite or unknowable number.
Brittanie Shipway shares some of her favourite words including the Gumbaynggirr name for the Milky Way.
We meet a custodian of the Gumbaynggir language which is being taught across the mid north coastal region of New South Wales.
A special episode of Word Up — featuring Elma Kris speaking Kalaw Lagaw Ya, and the word for memories, Jason O’Neil speaking Wiradjuri and Nadine Taylor speaking Wajarri — and the word for ‘little bit long time’.
In this special extended version of Word Up we feature performing artists who use language in their music - from Emily Wurramara and Lou Bennett to Apakatjah and Bunna Lawrie.
Songlines reverberate in language - from Yanyuwa to Badtjala.
Our languages echo in the Flinders Ranges, the NSW Northern Tablelands and Victoria's high country.
Thinking about rivers and their sound - they echo in our languages.
There are words in our languages for the constellations and some of our creation stories are deeply connected to the night sky.
Dhunghutti man Ray Kelly Snr is passionate about studying Goori languages in the space where community knowledge and academia cross over.
Awabakal man Ray Kelly Jr is hot on the heels of his dad Ray Kelly Sr in the field of language revival.
The Anmatyerre word for learning inspires translator Dean Briscoe.
Malgana language is from the saltwater country around Shark Bay, the westernmost point of the Australian continent.
Look back with Wesley Enoch, Anna Drummond and Rhonda Radley on the importance of listening.
The Yanyuwa people speak male and female dialects of the same language - an extremely rare phenomenon.
In the Mudburra language the word for keeper or custodian is interchangeable with tree or rock - something permanent and immovable.
Kala Lagaw Ya is spoken across the western islands of the Torres Strait.
Warlpiri is one of the strongest Aboriginal languages.
The once dormant Gundungurra language is being revived and spoken on country.
Mangubadijarri Yanner shares three Gangalidda words that go to the core of his identity.
Girramay woman Seraeah shares three words that've been on her mind during the COVID-19 lockdown.
Anpanuwa Joyce Crombie shares some of her favourite Wangkangurru words from the Lake Eyre Basin region.
This week we look back at some of the botanical words we've learnt over the series including the Darumbal word for grasstree and we hear how Mbabaram mob used the geebung plant for medicine.