"A new smartphone language app has been launched to change the way the Iwaidja language is being recorded and to help save it. Ma! Iwaidja is the first phone app for an Australian indigenous language."
Source: ICTMN Staff, Indian Country Today Media Network
The City of Boroondara Library Service's reading blog has created a list of Australian Aboriginal authors. Created to celebrate NAIDOC (National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee) Week; July 1-8, 2012.
"In consultation with the National Library of Australia, the Library of Congress recently changed the subject headings Australian aborigines and Tasmanian aborigines toAboriginal Australians and Aboriginal Tasmanians. "
"To be happy about yourself, according to Boori Monty Pryor, you have to be happy about the place you live in.Growing up barefoot in Aboriginal camps, and hurt by constant racist abuse, happiness was often elusive for the Australian Children's Laureate, who brings his acclaimed storykeeping workshops to Northern Ireland at the beginning of April."
A great article about Australian Aboriginal children's author Boori Monty Pryor.
He did it for his people, but officials are warning Aboriginal boxer Damien Hooper not to repeat his entry to the Olympic ring with the Aboriginal flag proudly emblazoned across his chest.
Hooper, who hails from North Queensland, marked his Games debut by wearing a black T-shirt bearing the Aboriginal flag as he arrived for his impressive opening fight win against American Marcus Browne.