Coordinate - Supporting Indigenous Scriptures
Readings by Remote
By Howard Amery, CSIS West Kimberley Project Officer
For several years now, Sunday mornings for Mary Nankivell are focussed on driving the 15 km from Derby to Mowanjum to help set up for worship, a...
Spell it with a ‘g’ not with a ‘k’
by Howard Amery"You're talking too light!" Janet tells me. "In Worrorra we talk a bit heavy, not light like some of the other languages around here. You say 'agu' not 'aku'. 'Agu' means water." Born...
By Hannah Harper
During his 3 week visit to Western Australia in March-April, Howard Amery has spent time with Janet Oobagooma and Heather Umbagai in the Worrorra language project. Together, they...
Reclaiming Linguistic Heritage
By Howard Amery
Imagine having your mouth washed out with soap and water for speaking your own language. Imagine the psychological damage from this indignity, suffered while at school in the...
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