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English, Languages, 1 season, 547 episodes, 1 day, 22 hours, 24 minutes
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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.
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Word Up: Henry Augustine

Henry Augustine is a community broadcaster from Nyul Nyul Country, located on the Dampier Peninsula at Beagle Bay. Today, he shares the Nyul Nyul word for Country.
7/13/20242 minutes, 51 seconds
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Word Up: Henry Augustine

Henry Augustine is a community broadcaster based in Beagle Bay. To kick off his stint on Word Up, Henry shares a Nyul Nyul word meaning 'I' or 'me', and explains how he came to learn Nyul Nyul. 
7/6/20246 minutes, 5 seconds
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Word Up: Carina Norman and Jasmine Seymour

Join Carina Norman and Jasmine Seymour in the Sydney area where they're working to strengthen the Dharug language. For their final time on Word Up, they share some different ways to farewell someone Dharug Country.
6/29/20244 minutes, 9 seconds
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Word Up: Carina Norman and Jasmine Seymour

Carina Norman and Jasmine Seymour share the Dharug word for Country, camp or nest.
6/22/20245 minutes, 47 seconds
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Word Up: Carina Norman and Jasmine Seymour

Until recently, Dharug was considered a sleeping language, but grassroots activists like Carina Norman and Jasmine Seymour have set about having the language taught in schools. Today, they share a Dharug word which means ‘to look’ and discuss the different ways you might use that word.
6/15/20245 minutes, 1 second
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Word Up: Carina Norman and Jasmine Seymour

Today Corina Norman and Jasmine Seymour share a Dharug word that can be used to scold, or to show love.
6/8/20243 minutes, 42 seconds
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Word Up: Karina Norman and Jasmine Seymour

Head to Dharug Country in the Sydney area to meet Karina Norman and Jasmine Seymour.They share a Dharug greeting.
6/1/20244 minutes, 11 seconds
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Word Up: Carina Norman and Jasmine Seymour

Head to Dharug Country in the Sydney area to meet Carina Norman and Jasmine Seymour.They share a Dharug greeting.
6/1/20244 minutes, 11 seconds
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Word Up: Phil Sullivan

5/25/20245 minutes, 21 seconds
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Word Up: Phil Sullivan

Phil Sullivan is a Ngemba man from Bourke, and our language legend for this month. He explains the link between language and identity, and share a word he uses to address multiple people at once.
5/18/20246 minutes, 11 seconds
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Word Up: Phil Sullivan

Phil Sullivan is our language legend this month.Phil was an Aboriginal heritage offer with the National Parks and Wildlife service for almost three decades. And he’s still doing repatriation and language revitalisation work in his community of Bourke, on Ngemba land. Today, Phil is sharing a Ngemba word he might use to welcome you to his Country.
5/4/20245 minutes, 1 second
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Word Up: Jay Minning

Join Desert Stars frontman Jay Minning in Tjunjunjana on Spinifex Country for the final time.Today, Jay is sharing a Pitjantjatjara word with a dual meaning.
4/27/20244 minutes, 19 seconds
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Word Up: Jay Minning

Jay Minning is the frontman of the country's most remote rock band - the Desert Stars. Today, he shares a Pitjantjatjara word you might use when things don't go to plan. 
4/20/20243 minutes, 27 seconds
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Word Up: Jay Minning

This week, language legend Jay Minning shares a Pitjantjatjara word that helps keep him grounded.
4/13/20243 minutes, 40 seconds
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Word Up: Jay Minning

Jay Minning isn’t just the lead singer of Desert Stars, he’s also a passionate advocate of his language — Pitjantjara.For Word Up, Jay takes you to his Country and shares a word that makes him feel good. 
4/6/20243 minutes, 28 seconds
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Word Up: Phil Sullivan

Phil Sullivan explains how he became an Aboriginal heritage officer for the National Parks and Wildlife Service, and shares a Ngemba word he uses to greet people.
4/6/20245 minutes, 36 seconds
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Word Up: Che Kelly

Che Kelly is a Miriwoong man and he’s been Word Up's language legend for the past month, sharing his knowledge and his passion for his language.But what you probably don’t know about Che is that he’s got spectacular hair.So that’s Mirriwoong word he’s sharing this week: 'hair'. 
3/30/20243 minutes, 27 seconds
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Word Up: Che Kelly

Che is our language legend on Awaye this month.He’s been learning and teaching Miriwoong at his local language centre in Kununurra - Mirima Dawang Woorlab-Gerring.This week, Che explains why he loves rainbows.
3/23/20242 minutes, 39 seconds
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Word Up: Che Kelly

Che Kelly is our language legend this month.He's learning and teaching Miriwoong at Mirima Dawang Woorlab-gerring - the —local language centre in Kununurra.Last week, Che asked you to look up to the skies. This week, he wants you to look straight down at your feet.
3/16/20243 minutes, 17 seconds
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Word Up: Chey Kelly

Chey Kelly in Kununarra is our language legend this month.Last week, Chey told you a little about his nan and shared the Mirriwong word that means ‘to look around’.Now he’s sharing a different Mirriwong word: one that’ll lift your eyes to the skies.
3/9/20242 minutes, 47 seconds
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Word Up: Chey Kelly

Chey Kelly is a Mirriwong man from Kununarra in the Kimberley region of Western Australia.There he's been learning and teaching his language, as part of a language nest at Mirima Dawang Woorlab-gerring.For Word Up this week, Chey introduces you to his Country and shares a commonly used word.
3/2/20243 minutes, 40 seconds
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Word Up: Tamara Pearson

Tamara Pearson is a choreographer, artist and mentor from Hope Vale in far north Queensland.For the past three weeks, she’s shared Guugu Yimithirr words we can imagine as three legs of a stool.Today, she explains how her previous words bama, guugu and bubu relate to each other, as well as share a word that means ‘to reciprocate’.
2/24/20243 minutes, 45 seconds
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Word Up: Tamara Pearson

Tamara Pearson is a choreographer and mentor from Hope Vale in far north Queensland, and our language legend this month.For the past couple of weeks, she’s been sharing Guugu Yimithirr words that connect to each other: the words for people and language.Today, she’s sharing her third word – a word meaning ‘land’.
2/17/20242 minutes, 59 seconds
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Word Up: Tamara Pearson

Tamara Pearson is an artist, choreographer and mentor from Hope Vale on Guugu Yimithirr Country in far north Queensland. She explains how she uses dance to teach language, and why it’s important to tell stories through movement. 
2/10/20243 minutes, 52 seconds
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Word Up: Tamara Pearson

Tamara Pearson is an artist, choreographer and mentor from Hope Vale on Guugu Yimithirr Country in far north Queensland.As well as running a dance company, Sacred Creations Dance, Tamara has been working with the local language centre to keep Guugu Yimidhirr language strong.Today, she’s sharing the word for ‘people’.
2/3/20242 minutes, 39 seconds
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Word Up: Merrkiyawuy Ganambarr-Stubbs

Merrkiyawuy Ganambarr-Stubbs is an educator, a writer and an important voice for Yolngu in north-east Arnhem Land.She's sharing a word she likes to teach her students at Yirrkala School.
12/30/20234 minutes, 8 seconds
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Word Up: Merrkiyawuy Ganambarr-Stubbs

Merrkiyawuy Ganambarr-Stubbs is an educator, a writer and an important voice for Yolngu in north-east Arnhem Land.Merrki has chosen a word that means 'two waters coming together'. For her, the word holds a deeper meaning. 
12/23/20234 minutes, 42 seconds
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Word Up: Merrkiyawuy Ganambarr-Stubbs

You'll head to Yirrkala in north east Arnhem Land with Merrki Gunabarr-Stubbs. This week, she shares a Yolngu Matha word that's like a gift.
12/16/20234 minutes, 21 seconds
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Word Up: Merrkiyawuy Ganambarr-Stubbs

12/9/20233 minutes, 14 seconds
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Word Up: Merrkiyawuy Ganambarr-Stubbs

Merrkiyawuy Ganambarr-Stubbs is an educator, a writer and an important voice for Yolngu in north-east Arnhem Land.For Word Up this month, Merrki takes you to Yirrkala to share some of her language, Yolngu Matha.This week she’s chosen a word that  literally means footprint in Yolngu Matha but itexplains the connection Yolngu have to their Country.
12/2/20234 minutes, 7 seconds
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Word Up: Wimiya Woodley

This week Wimiya Woodley shares the Yindjibarndi word for ‘country’.
11/25/20234 minutes, 46 seconds
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Word Up: Wimiya Woodley

Wimiya Woodley shares the Yindjibarndi word for his totem - the echidna. 
11/18/20233 minutes, 48 seconds
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Word Up: Wimiya Woodley

Yindjibarndi actor and dancer Wimiya Woodley is our language champion this month. This week, Wimiya is sharing the name of an important Elder from his community.
11/11/20233 minutes, 47 seconds
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Word Up: Wimiya Woodley

Yindjibarndi Country is in the Pilbara region of Western Austrlia. Dancer and actor Wimiya Woodley is a Yindjibarndi man and our language champion for November. To kick things off, Wimiya shares a word connected to the Yindjibardi concept of sharing.
11/4/20233 minutes, 50 seconds
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Word Up: Damien Williams

ICTV journalist and translator Damien Williams shares a Western Arrernte word with a German influence.
10/28/20233 minutes, 51 seconds
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Word Up: Damien Williams

Western Arrernte man Damien Williams is an ICTV journalist and language worker.  This week, he shares where he lives, and the western Arrernte word for 'home'.
10/21/20234 minutes, 9 seconds
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Word Up: Damien Williams

Reporter and translator Damien Williams shares a very important western Arrernte word — 'water'.
10/14/20233 minutes, 51 seconds
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Word Up: Damien Williams

Arrernte man Damien Williams is a journalist and language worker at Indigenous Community Television. In his role at ICTV, Damien uses his language skills to bring the news of the day to his community. This month Damien will share his language skills and knowledge with Word Up.
10/7/20234 minutes, 8 seconds
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Word Up: Trinity Clarke

Trinity Clarke shares an eastern Kuku Yalanji word that means 'leaf'.
9/30/20233 minutes, 45 seconds
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Word Up: Trinity Clarke

Trinity Clarke shares a word from the eastern dialect of Kuku Yalanji that means ‘heart sore’.
9/23/20234 minutes, 41 seconds
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Word Up: Trinity Clarke

Trinity Clarke shares a word that means 'your spirit, your essence' as well as 'to like' and 'to love' in the eastern dialect of Kuku Yalanji.
9/16/20235 minutes, 22 seconds
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Word Up: Trinity Clarke

9/9/20234 minutes, 20 seconds
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Word Up: Trinity Clarke

Trinity Clarke is a Young Language Chamption with First Languages Australia, and Word Up''s language legend this month. This week she explains that the Kuku Yanlanji word that means 'to speak', or 'language of a place' is shared across several neighbouring language groups.
9/2/20234 minutes, 59 seconds
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Word Up: David Doyle

Plant knowledge holder, artist and health worker David Doyle shares the Barkindji name for quandong.
8/23/20233 minutes, 8 seconds
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Word Up: David Doyle

Barkindji plant knowledge holder, artist and health worker David Doyle shares a word that means 'many waters'.
8/19/20232 minutes, 56 seconds
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Word Up: David Doyle

David Doyle is a plant knowledge holder, an artist and a health worker living in Broken Hill, and this week we head back to Barkindji Country to learn the word for a very special person.
8/12/20233 minutes, 27 seconds
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Word Up: David Doyle

David Doyle is a plant knowledge holder, an artist and a health worker living in Broken Hill, and this week we head back to Barkindji Country to learn the word for a very special person.
8/12/20233 minutes, 27 seconds
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Word Up: David Doyle

David Doyle is a  Barkindji/Malyangapa artist, plant knowledge holder and health worker. For Word Up he shares the Barkindji name for Murray Cod.
8/5/20233 minutes, 26 seconds
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Word Up: David Doyle

David Doyle is a  Barkindji/Malyangapa artist, plant knowledge holder and health worker. For Word Up he shares the Barkindji name for Murray Cod.
8/5/20233 minutes, 26 seconds
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Word Up: Kylie Bracknell

Kylie Bracknell shares the Noongar word for 'older brother'.
7/29/20234 minutes, 55 seconds
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Word Up: Kylie Bracknell

Kylie Bracknell shares the Noongar word for 'older brother'.
7/29/20234 minutes, 55 seconds
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Word Up: Kylie Bracknell

Word Up boomerang Kylie Bracknell shares some more Noongar language that means something special to her, and this week we learn a Noongar word that refers to someone of renown, a personal hero.
7/22/20233 minutes, 26 seconds
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Word Up: Kylie Bracknell

Word Up boomerang Kylie Bracknell shares some more Noongar language that means something special to her, and this week we learn a Noongar word that refers to someone of renown, a personal hero.
7/22/20233 minutes, 26 seconds
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Word Up: Kylie Bracknell

Writer, actor and language champion Kylie Bracknell returns to reflect on a Noongar word for "watching together".
7/15/20233 minutes, 17 seconds
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Word Up: Kylie Bracknell

Writer, actor and language champion Kylie Bracknell returns to reflect on a Noongar word for "watching together".
7/15/20233 minutes, 17 seconds
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Word Up: Kylie Bracknell

Kylie Bracknell is a fierce Noongar language advocate and long-time friend of Word Up. This week, Kylie returns to share a very special Noongar compound word celebrating song and dance.
7/8/20232 minutes, 51 seconds
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Word Up: Kylie Bracknell

Kylie Bracknell is a fierce Noongar language advocate and long-time friend of Word Up. This week, Kylie returns to share a very special Noongar compound word celebrating song and dance.
7/8/20232 minutes, 51 seconds
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Word Up: Kylie Bracknell

Kylie Bracknell is a Noongar woman and language champion. In 2016 Kylie was Word Up’s inaugural guest. Now, she returns to share a Noongar word that has a special significance — ‘ancestor’.
7/1/20234 minutes, 53 seconds
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Word Up: Kylie Bracknell

Kylie Bracknell is a Noongar woman and language champion. In 2016 Kylie was Word Up’s inaugural guest. Now, she returns to share a Noongar word that has a special significance — ‘ancestor’.
7/1/20234 minutes, 53 seconds
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Word Up: James Tylor

Kaurna artist James Tylor explains why he loves using his mob’s word for ‘deadly’.
6/24/20234 minutes, 18 seconds
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Word Up: James Tylor

Kaurna artist James Tylor explains why he loves using his mob’s word for ‘deadly’.
6/24/20234 minutes, 18 seconds
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Word Up: James Tylor

This week, artist James Tylor returns to share another piece of Kaurna language. It's a compound word, a combination of the Kaurna words for water (kauwi) and brushtail possum (pirlta) — kauwirlta.
6/17/20235 minutes, 17 seconds
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Word Up: James Tylor

This week, artist James Tylor returns to share another piece of Kaurna language. It's a compound word, a combination of the Kaurna words for water (kauwi) and brushtail possum (pirlta) — kauwirlta.
6/17/20235 minutes, 17 seconds
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Word Up: James Tylor

Multi-disciplinary artist James Tylor returns to share his one of his favourite words from Kaurna language. It's a word that describes the action of reflecting on something you’ve learnt — payanthi.
6/10/20235 minutes
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Word Up: James Tylor

Multi-disciplinary artist James Tylor returns to share his one of his favourite words from Kaurna language. It's a word that describes the action of reflecting on something you’ve learnt — payanthi.
6/10/20235 minutes
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Word Up: James Tylor

James Tylor is a disciplinary artist with a passion for Kaurna language. For Word Up this week, James shares a Kaurna word that means to prepare your mind for a challenge…
6/3/20234 minutes, 23 seconds
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Word Up: James Tylor

James Tylor is a disciplinary artist with a passion for Kaurna language. For Word Up this week, James shares a Kaurna word that means to prepare your mind for a challenge…
6/3/20234 minutes, 23 seconds
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Word Up: Mikayla Shaw-Friday

Mikayala Shaw-Friday's grandmother has been integral to her language learning. For Word Up this week Mikayla shares a little about her grandmother and a word that connects them.
5/27/20234 minutes, 19 seconds
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Word Up: Mikayla Shaw-Friday

Mikayala Shaw-Friday's grandmother has been integral to her language learning. For Word Up this week Mikayla shares a little about her grandmother and a word that connects them.
5/27/20234 minutes, 18 seconds
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Word Up: Mikayla Shaw-Friday

Ngarinyman is the language from the northern Victoria River region in the Northern Territory. This month, Mikayla Shaw-Friday shares some Ngarinyman words that describe the time of day. This week we hear the Ngarinyman word for 'twilight'.
5/20/20235 minutes, 7 seconds
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Word Up: Mikayla Shaw-Friday

Ngarinyman is the language from the northern Victoria River region in the Northern Territory. This month, Mikayla Shaw-Friday shares some Ngarinyman words that describe the time of day. This week we hear the Ngarinyman word for 'twilight'.
5/20/20235 minutes, 7 seconds
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Word Up: Mikayla Shaw-Friday

Ngarinyman speaker Mikayla Shaw-Friday returns to catch some more sunshine and share the word for afternoon.
5/11/20233 minutes, 50 seconds
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Word Up: Mikayla Shaw-Friday

Ngarinyman speaker Mikayla Shaw-Friday returns to catch some more sunshine and share the word for afternoon.
5/11/20233 minutes, 50 seconds
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Word Up: Mikayla Shaw-Friday

Ngarinyman is the language from the northern Victoria River region in the Northern Territory. This month, Mikayla Shaw-Friday shares some Ngarinyman words that describe the time of day. She begins this week with the Ngarinyman word for 'morning time'.
5/6/20234 minutes, 13 seconds
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Word Up: Mikayla Shaw-Friday

Ngarinyman is the language from the northern Victoria River region in the Northern Territory. This month, Mikayla Shaw-Friday shares some Ngarinyman words that describe the time of day. She begins this week with the Ngarinyman word for 'morning time'.
5/6/20234 minutes, 13 seconds
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Word Up: Ebony Joachim

Bayadherra is the name for the Yorta Yorta Totem, which is the Long Neck Turtle.
4/29/20234 minutes, 22 seconds
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Word Up: Ebony Joachim

Bayadherra is the name for the Yorta Yorta Totem, which is the Long Neck Turtle.
4/29/20234 minutes, 22 seconds
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Word Up: Ebony Joachim

Ebony Joachim returns to share the Yorta Yorta names of two major rivers on her Country.
4/22/20234 minutes, 58 seconds
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Word Up: Ebony Joachim

Ebony Joachim returns to share the Yorta Yorta names of two major rivers on her Country.
4/22/20234 minutes, 58 seconds
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Word Up: Ebony Joachim

For Word Up this week Ebony Joachim shares the Yorta Yorta word for 'country'.
4/15/20234 minutes, 10 seconds
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Word Up: Ebony Joachim

For Word Up this week Ebony Joachim shares the Yorta Yorta word for 'country'.
4/15/20234 minutes, 10 seconds
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Word Up: Ebony Joachim

Yorta Yorta woman Ebony Joachim explains why the suffix '—pna' is often (though not exclusively) used in place names on her Country.
4/8/20235 minutes, 13 seconds
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Word Up: Ebony Joachim

Yorta Yorta woman Ebony Joachim explains why the suffix '—pna' is often (though not exclusively) used in place names on her Country.
4/8/20235 minutes, 13 seconds
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Word Up: Ebony Joachim

4/1/20234 minutes, 22 seconds
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Word Up: Ebony Joachim

For Word Up this week Ebony Joachim shares a word that is special, not just to Yorta Yorta mob, but also to her because of the people that have passed on in her life.
4/1/20234 minutes, 22 seconds
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Word Up: Shaun Davies

Yugambeh linguist Shaun Davies delves into the language name itself and the power of names.
3/25/20235 minutes, 52 seconds
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Word Up: Shaun Davies

Yugambeh linguist Shaun Davies delves into the language name itself and the power of names.
3/25/20235 minutes, 52 seconds
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Word Up: Shaun Davies

Throughout March, Yugambeh linguist Shaun Davies has been delving into the nuance of his language. This week his word selection has been inspired by our previous guest, Lorna Munro.
3/18/20230
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Word Up: Shaun Davies

Throughout March, Yugambeh linguist Shaun Davies has been delving into the nuance of his language. This week his word selection has been inspired by our previous guest, Lorna Munro.
3/18/20230
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Word Up: Shaun Davies

Linguist and Yugambeh man Shaun Davies shares a word you may have come across before but as Shaun explains when you look at the formation of the word it goes much deeper.
3/11/20237 minutes, 30 seconds
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Word Up: Shaun Davies

Linguist and Yugambeh man Shaun Davies shares a word you may have come across before but as Shaun explains when you look at the formation of the word it goes much deeper.
3/11/20237 minutes, 30 seconds
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Word Up: Shaun Davies

Yugambeh linguist Shaun Davies shares a word that his old people created in the early days of colonisation.
3/4/20235 minutes, 12 seconds
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Word Up: Shaun Davies

Yugambeh linguist Shaun Davies shares a word that his old people created in the early days of colonisation.
3/4/20235 minutes, 12 seconds
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Word Up: Lorna Munro

Poet and podcaster Lorna Munro's passion for language has led her to understand the origin of words that she used every day, without knowing they were indeed Wiradjuri – words like nyin – for grandmother, which translates to ‘heart’. Her last word is not so much a word as a conjugation, a Wiradjuri term widely spoken in Aboriginal English, but which is now known across Australia.
2/25/20234 minutes, 19 seconds
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Word Up: Lorna Munro

Poet and podcaster Lorna Munro's passion for language has led her to understand the origin of words that she used every day, without knowing they were indeed Wiradjuri – words like nyin – for grandmother, which translates to ‘heart’. Her last word is not so much a word as a conjugation, a Wiradjuri term widely spoken in Aboriginal English, but which is now known across Australia.
2/25/20234 minutes, 19 seconds
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Word Up: Lorna Munro

Words are something Lorna Munro knows all about — her poetry is widely published, and she’s even translated the King’s speech from Shakespeare’s Henry V into Wiradjuri, the language of the central west of New South Wales. For Word Up this week, she shares a single word that can act as a greeting, ask a question and lay down a philosophical challenge.
2/18/20230
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Word Up: Lorna Munro

Words are something Lorna Munro knows all about — her poetry is widely published, and she’s even translated the King’s speech from Shakespeare’s Henry V into Wiradjuri, the language of the central west of New South Wales. For Word Up this week, she shares a single word that can act as a greeting, ask a question and lay down a philosophical challenge.
2/18/20230
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Word Up: Lorna Munro

Lorna Munro has spent more than half her life engaged in a long research project, to discover how even a monosyllable — a familial term like ‘nan’ — holds a key to understanding how the ancestors thought, and more than that their worldview.
2/11/20230
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Word Up: Lorna Munro

Lorna Munro has spent more than half her life engaged in a long research project, to discover how even a monosyllable — a familial term like ‘nan’ — holds a key to understanding how the ancestors thought, and more than that their worldview.
2/11/20230
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Word Up: Lorna Munro

They say some babies grow into their names. Meanwhile others fully inhabit the name their parents choose, as if it was ordained to be so before they were born. That’s what Lorna Munro found when she named her son a particularly beautiful word in Gomeroi, her father’s language.
2/4/20230
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Word Up: Lorna Munro

They say some babies grow into their names. Meanwhile others fully inhabit the name their parents choose, as if it was ordained to be so before they were born. That’s what Lorna Munro found when she named her son a particularly beautiful word in Gomeroi, her father’s language.
2/4/20230
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Word Up: Lorna Munro

Poet and podcaster Lorna Munro explains how meaning and a particular worldview is embedded, and embodied, in the Gomeroi word 'yilaalu'.
1/28/20230
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Word Up: Lorna Munro

Poet and podcaster Lorna Munro explains how meaning and a particular worldview is embedded, and embodied, in the Gomeroi word 'yilaalu'.
1/28/20230
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Word Up: Ray Ingrey

Ray Ingrey is a Dharawal man and chairperson of the Gujaga Foundation. Based in La Perouse it was created to instil a sense of cultural belonging in the area, and for Ray learning Dharawal language is central to this mission.
12/10/20226 minutes, 11 seconds
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Word Up: Ray Ingrey

Ray Ingrey is a Dharawal man and chairperson of the Gujaga Foundation. Based in La Perouse it was created to instil a sense of cultural belonging in the area, and for Ray learning Dharawal language is central to this mission.
12/10/20226 minutes, 11 seconds
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Word Up: Royston Sagigi-Baira

Singer-songwriter Royston Sagigi-Baira (also known as Royston Noel) shares some Kala Lagaw Ya and explains why he loves being an uncle.
12/3/20225 minutes, 17 seconds
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Word Up: Royston Sagigi-Baira

Singer-songwriter Royston Sagigi-Baira (also known as Royston Noel) shares some Kala Lagaw Ya and explains why he loves being an uncle.
12/3/20225 minutes, 17 seconds
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Word Up: Stephanie Skinner

Stephanie Skinner is a traditional owner of Wadawurrung country and she started learning her language as a kid, before eventually building her conversational skills and becoming a passionate language advocate.
11/26/20225 minutes, 40 seconds
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Word Up: Stephanie Skinner

Stephanie Skinner is a traditional owner of Wadawurrung country and she started learning her language as a kid, before eventually building her conversational skills and becoming a passionate language advocate.
11/26/20225 minutes, 40 seconds
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Word Up: Merindi Schreiber

For Word Up this week, Merindi Schreiber shares some Kuku Yalanji, including a phrase that encapsulates what learning means to her.
11/19/20225 minutes, 54 seconds
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Word Up: Merindi Schreiber

For Word Up this week, Merindi Schreiber shares some Kuku Yalanji, including a phrase that encapsulates what learning means to her.
11/19/20225 minutes, 54 seconds
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Word Up: Rulla Kelly-Mansel

For Word Up this week, Rulla Kelly-Mansell shares some palawa kani — a constructed language based on various languages spoken around the east of the island.
11/12/20226 minutes, 58 seconds
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Word Up: Rulla Kelly-Mansel

For Word Up this week, Rulla Kelly-Mansell shares some palawa kani — a constructed language based on various languages spoken around the east of the island.
11/12/20226 minutes, 58 seconds
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Word Up: Elaine Magias

For Karuna Narangga woman Elaine Magias learning her language wasn't just something she wanted to do, it was something she needed to do.
11/5/20220
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Word Up: Elaine Magias

For Karuna Narangga woman Elaine Magias learning her language wasn't just something she wanted to do, it was something she needed to do.
11/5/20220
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Word Up: Maya Johnson

Maya Johnson is a Wulgurukaba woman, from Magnetic Island. For Word Up this week she shares the cultural name of the island and explains how it came to be formed.
10/29/20226 minutes, 4 seconds
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Word Up: Maya Johnson

Maya Johnson is a Wulgurukaba woman, from Magnetic Island. For Word Up this week she shares the cultural name of the island and explains how it came to be formed.
10/29/20226 minutes, 4 seconds
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Word Up: Juanita Scott-Funaki

Juanita Scott-Funaki is a Yuin and Kamilaroi woman who grew on New South Wales' south coast. This week she shares some Yuin words that remind her of her beloved grandfather. 
10/22/20224 minutes, 48 seconds
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Word Up: Juanita Scott-Funaki

Juanita Scott-Funaki is a Yuin and Kamilaroi woman who grew on New South Wales' south coast. This week she shares some Yuin words that remind her of her beloved grandfather. 
10/22/20224 minutes, 48 seconds
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Word Up: Nathan May

Musician Nathan May shares some of his language — Arabana.
10/15/20224 minutes, 17 seconds
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Word Up: Nathan May

Musician Nathan May shares some of his language — Arabana.
10/15/20224 minutes, 17 seconds
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Word Up: Craig Tilmouth

Central and Eastern Arrernte man Craig Tilmouth grew up in and around Mparntwe (Alice Springs). He shares some Arrernte language, including a few phrases likely to be heard around Mparntwe.
10/8/20226 minutes, 52 seconds
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Word Up: Craig Tilmouth

Central and Eastern Arrernte man Craig Tilmouth grew up in and around Mparntwe (Alice Springs). He shares some Arrernte language, including a few phrases likely to be heard around Mparntwe.
10/8/20226 minutes, 52 seconds
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Word Up: Clark Webb

Clark Webb has been hugely influential in bringing Gumbaynggirr back into his home community, even helping establish the Gumbaynggirr Giingana Freedom School.
10/1/20226 minutes, 1 second
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Word Up: Clark Webb

Clark Webb has been hugely influential in bringing Gumbaynggirr back into his home community, even helping establish the Gumbaynggirr Giingana Freedom School.
10/1/20226 minutes, 1 second
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Word Up: Ursula Yovich

Actor and singer Ursula Yovich's love of languages is intrinsically linked with her love of music. For Word Up today Ursula is sharing some of her mother's language, Burarra.
9/24/20226 minutes, 9 seconds
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Word Up: Ursula Yovich

Actor and singer Ursula Yovich's love of languages is intrinsically linked with her love of music. For Word Up today Ursula is sharing some of her mother's language, Burarra.
9/24/20226 minutes, 9 seconds
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Word Up: Gordon Hookey

For Word Up this week, artist Gordon Hookey shares some Waanyi language, including a word that describes the sound of a boomerang spinning in the water.
9/17/20224 minutes, 51 seconds
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Word Up: Gordon Hookey

For Word Up this week, artist Gordon Hookey shares some Waanyi language, including a word that describes the sound of a boomerang spinning in the water.
9/17/20224 minutes, 51 seconds
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Word Up: Deline Briscoe

Deline Briscoe shares three more Kuku Yalanji words and explains how her relationship with language has developed.
9/10/20226 minutes, 57 seconds
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Word Up: Deline Briscoe

Deline Briscoe shares three more Kuku Yalanji words and explains how her relationship with language has developed.
9/10/20226 minutes, 57 seconds
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Word Up: Aunty Christine Stuart

Aunty Christine Stuart is a Gubbi Gubbi elder and cultural educator living and working on her country. For Word Up this week she takes you to Queensland's sunshine coast to share some of her language, including the Gubbi Gubbi word for 'fire'.
9/3/20225 minutes, 4 seconds
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Word Up: Aunty Christine Stuart

Aunty Christine Stuart is a Gubbi Gubbi elder and cultural educator living and working on her country. For Word Up this week she takes you to Queensland's sunshine coast to share some of her language, including the Gubbi Gubbi word for 'fire'.
9/3/20225 minutes, 4 seconds
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Word Up: Vince Ross

In the heart of the southern Murray Basin, Uncle Vince Ross shares some of his language — Muthi Muthi.
8/27/20226 minutes, 22 seconds
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Word Up: Vince Ross

In the heart of the southern Murray Basin, Uncle Vince Ross shares some of his language — Muthi Muthi.
8/27/20226 minutes, 22 seconds
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Word Up: Debra Dank

For Word Up, author Debra Dank shares some Gudanji language, including the name of her favourite food.
8/20/20227 minutes, 2 seconds
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Word Up: Debra Dank

For Word Up, author Debra Dank shares some Gudanji language, including the name of her favourite food.
8/20/20227 minutes, 2 seconds
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Word Up: Joy Bulkanhawuy

Joy Bulkanhawuy shares some of her language — Djabarrpuyŋu Matha.
8/13/20226 minutes, 1 second
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Word Up: Joy Bulkanhawuy

Joy Bulkanhawuy shares some of her language — Djabarrpuyŋu Matha.
8/13/20226 minutes, 1 second
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Word Up: Gail Mabo

Meriam artist Aunty Gail Mabo shares some of her language, including a song that she sings to her young ones.
8/6/20224 minutes, 29 seconds
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Word Up: Gail Mabo

Meriam artist Aunty Gail Mabo shares some of her language, including a song that she sings to her young ones.
8/6/20224 minutes, 29 seconds
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Word Up: Craig Quartermaine

Craig Quartermaine didn't start learning Noongar language until later in life, but being surrounded by a passionate community is helping him make up for lost time.
7/30/20225 minutes, 3 seconds
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Word Up: Craig Quartermaine

Craig Quartermaine didn't start learning Noongar language until later in life, but being surrounded by a passionate community is helping him make up for lost time.
7/30/20225 minutes, 3 seconds
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Word Up: Brooke Prentis

Wakka Wakka woman Brooke Prentis explains how learning the word for 'emu' highlighted the impact of colonisation for her.
7/23/20226 minutes, 38 seconds
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Word Up: Brooke Prentis

Wakka Wakka woman Brooke Prentis explains how learning the word for 'emu' highlighted the impact of colonisation for her.
7/23/20226 minutes, 38 seconds
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Word Up: Stephen Pigram

Musician Stephen Pigram explains why he cherished learning Yawuru language from his grandmother.
7/16/20220
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Word Up: Stephen Pigram

Musician Stephen Pigram explains why he cherished learning Yawuru language from his grandmother.
7/16/20220
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Word Up: Tuuli Narkle

Yued and Wiilman Noongar actress Tuuli Narkle shares some Noongar language, including the word for spirit.
7/9/20220
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Word Up: Tuuli Narkle

Yued and Wiilman Noongar actress Tuuli Narkle shares some Noongar language, including the word for spirit.
7/9/20220
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Word Up: Deanne Gilson

Wadawurrung artist Deanne Gilson shares some language that has been important to her art practice.
7/2/20225 minutes, 22 seconds
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Word Up: Deanne Gilson

Wadawurrung artist Deanne Gilson shares some language that has been important to her art practice.
7/2/20225 minutes, 22 seconds
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Word Up: Dr Wendy Ludwig

For Word Up this week we travel to the Top End to learn some Kungarakan from Dr Wendy Ludwig.
6/25/20225 minutes, 42 seconds
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Word Up: Dr Wendy Ludwig

For Word Up this week we travel to the Top End to learn some Kungarakan from Dr Wendy Ludwig.
6/25/20225 minutes, 42 seconds
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Word Up: Jasmine Seymour

Jasmine Seymour is a Dharug writer, artist and teacher with a passion for learning and revitalising her language.
6/18/20225 minutes, 7 seconds
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Word Up: Jasmine Seymour

Jasmine Seymour is a Dharug writer, artist and teacher with a passion for learning and revitalising her language.
6/18/20225 minutes, 7 seconds
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Word Up: Uncle Michael Jarrett

Uncle Michael has been instrumental in starting and teaching many Gumbaynggirr language programs in northern New South Wales.
6/11/20224 minutes, 44 seconds
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Word Up: Uncle Michael Jarrett

Uncle Michael has been instrumental in starting and teaching many Gumbaynggirr language programs in northern New South Wales.
6/11/20224 minutes, 44 seconds
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Word Up: Meyne Wyatt

Actor and playwright Meyne Wyatt shares some of his mother's language — Wangkatha.
6/4/20225 minutes, 54 seconds
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Word Up: Meyne Wyatt

Actor and playwright Meyne Wyatt shares some of his mother's language — Wangkatha.
6/4/20225 minutes, 54 seconds
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Word Up: Jessie Lloyd

Musician Jessie Lloyd shares some Kala Lagaw Ya from the Torres Strait, including a phrase that'll make you check yourself.
5/28/20225 minutes, 29 seconds
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Word Up: Jessie Lloyd

Musician Jessie Lloyd shares some Kala Lagaw Ya from the Torres Strait, including a phrase that'll make you check yourself.
5/28/20225 minutes, 29 seconds
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Word Up: Uncle Wes Marne

For Uncle Wes Marne being an Elder is no joke. For Word Up, he shares some of the Bigambul words that he learnt from the stories of his old people.
5/21/20227 minutes, 39 seconds
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Word Up: Uncle Wes Marne

For Uncle Wes Marne being an Elder is no joke. For Word Up, he shares some of the Bigambul words that he learnt from the stories of his old people.
5/21/20227 minutes, 39 seconds
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Word Up: Nardi Simpson

Nardi Simpsons shares some of her language — Yuwaalaraay.
5/14/20227 minutes, 23 seconds
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Word Up: Nardi Simpson

Nardi Simpsons shares some of her language — Yuwaalaraay.
5/14/20227 minutes, 23 seconds
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Word Up: Gail Neuss

For Word Up this week Ngarigo woman Gail Neuss takes us to the Snowy Mountains.
5/7/20227 minutes, 44 seconds
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Word Up: Gail Neuss

For Word Up this week Ngarigo woman Gail Neuss takes us to the Snowy Mountains.
5/7/20227 minutes, 44 seconds
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Word Up: Benny Wilson

Jagera man Benny Wilson shares some of his language — including the name for a special mountain on his Country.
4/30/20226 minutes, 39 seconds
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Word Up: Benny Wilson

Jagera man Benny Wilson shares some of his language — including the name for a special mountain on his Country.
4/30/20226 minutes, 39 seconds
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Word Up: Maree Yoelu

Maree Yoelu shares some Batjamalh words from her short story, Song of the Narwadina which is featured in Unlimited Futures.
4/16/20220
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Word Up: Maree Yoelu

Maree Yoelu shares some Batjamalh words from her short story, Song of the Narwadina which is featured in Unlimited Futures.
4/16/20220
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Word Up: Tania Wanganeen

For Word Up this week we hear some of the traditional language of South Australia's Yorke Peninsula, Narungga. 
4/9/20227 minutes, 2 seconds
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Word Up: Tania Wanganeen

For Word Up this week we hear some of the traditional language of South Australia's Yorke Peninsula, Narungga. 
4/9/20227 minutes, 2 seconds
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Word Up: Aidan Hartshorn

Aidan Hartshorn is a Walgalu man of the Ngurmal Nation, situated in the foothills of the Snowy Mountains region in New South Wales.
4/2/20224 minutes, 42 seconds
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Word Up: Aidan Hartshorn

Aidan Hartshorn is a Walgalu man of the Ngurmal Nation, situated in the foothills of the Snowy Mountains region in New South Wales.
4/2/20224 minutes, 42 seconds
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Word Up: Andy Saunders

For Word Up this week Andy Saunders shares some Gathang language with us
3/26/20225 minutes, 9 seconds
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Word Up: Andy Saunders

For Word Up this week Andy Saunders shares some Gathang language with us
3/26/20225 minutes, 9 seconds
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Word Up: Tara Bonney

Tara Bonney shares the Bunganditj word for the turquoise blue crater inside what is now known as Mount Gambier.
3/19/20226 minutes, 32 seconds
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Word Up: Tara Bonney

Tara Bonney shares the Bunganditj word for the turquoise blue crater inside what is now known as Mount Gambier.
3/19/20226 minutes, 32 seconds
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Word Up: Trent Nelson

Dja Dja Wurrung man Trent Nelson shares some of his language, including the word for bark.
3/12/20226 minutes, 47 seconds
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Word Up: Trent Nelson

Dja Dja Wurrung man Trent Nelson shares some of his language, including the word for bark.
3/12/20226 minutes, 47 seconds
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Word Up: Kutcha Edwards

Uncle Kutcha Edwards shares with us an important phrase in Mutti Mutti, and explains how he used music and culture to reclaim his language, and his identity.
3/5/20227 minutes, 43 seconds
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Word Up: Kutcha Edwards

Uncle Kutcha Edwards shares with us an important phrase in Mutti Mutti, and explains how he used music and culture to reclaim his language, and his identity.
3/5/20227 minutes, 43 seconds
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Word Up Peter Salmon

Thiinma and Warriyangga man Peter Salmon explains the role his stepfather and maternal grandfather had in his life.
2/26/20228 minutes, 10 seconds
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Word Up Peter Salmon

Thiinma and Warriyangga man Peter Salmon explains the role his stepfather and maternal grandfather had in his life.
2/26/20228 minutes, 10 seconds
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Word Up Annalee Pope

Annalee Pope is a descendant of Wakka Wakka people, and is passionate about inspiring younger generations to get involved in Indigenous language revitalisation.
2/19/20224 minutes, 26 seconds
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Word Up Annalee Pope

Annalee Pope is a descendant of Wakka Wakka people, and is passionate about inspiring younger generations to get involved in Indigenous language revitalisation.
2/19/20224 minutes, 26 seconds
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Word Up: Neenah Gray

Neenah shares three words from her father's language of Darumbal, including a word that has a very different meaning in her mother’s Gamilaroi language.
2/12/20226 minutes, 12 seconds
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Word Up: Neenah Gray

Neenah shares three words from her father's language of Darumbal, including a word that has a very different meaning in her mother’s Gamilaroi language.
2/12/20226 minutes, 12 seconds
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Word Up: Don Rowlands

Don Rowlands is a Wangkangurru Elder who's spent the better part of his life caring for his desert country as a traditional ranger. For Word Up, he shares some Wangkangurru language including the meaning of the name Wangkangurru.
2/5/20228 minutes, 26 seconds
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Word Up: Don Rowlands

Don Rowlands is a Wangkangurru Elder who's spent the better part of his life caring for his desert country as a traditional ranger. For Word Up, he shares some Wangkangurru language including the meaning of the name Wangkangurru.
2/5/20228 minutes, 26 seconds
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Word Up: Donna Page

Donna is a Munaldjali and Nunukul woman whose language learning was inspired by her grandmother.
1/29/20226 minutes, 30 seconds
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Word Up: Donna Page

Donna is a Munaldjali and Nunukul woman whose language learning was inspired by her grandmother.
1/29/20226 minutes, 30 seconds
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Word Up: Neil Morris

Neil Morris aka DRMNGNOW shares three Yort Yorta words —  including one that demonstrates the connection Yorta Yorta mob have between goodness and beauty.
12/11/20218 minutes, 37 seconds
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Word Up: Neil Morris

Neil Morris aka DRMNGNOW shares three Yort Yorta words —  including one that demonstrates the connection Yorta Yorta mob have between goodness and beauty.
12/11/20218 minutes, 37 seconds
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Word Up: Coreen Reading

Kayardild is the language from Bentinck Island in Queensland's Gulf of Carpentaria.
12/4/202110 minutes, 42 seconds
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Word Up: Coreen Reading

Kayardild is the language from Bentinck Island in Queensland's Gulf of Carpentaria.
12/4/202110 minutes, 42 seconds
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Word Up: Paul Ah Chee

Paul Ah Chee shares three words from his maternal grandmother's language — Yankuntjatjara.
11/27/20214 minutes, 9 seconds
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Word Up: Paul Ah Chee

Paul Ah Chee shares three words from his maternal grandmother's language — Yankuntjatjara.
11/27/20214 minutes, 9 seconds
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Word Up: Jeanine Leane

Learning Wiradjuri has helped Jeanine Leane process some of the things that have happened to her, and her people. 
11/20/20217 minutes, 44 seconds
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Word Up: Jeanine Leane

Learning Wiradjuri has helped Jeanine Leane process some of the things that have happened to her, and her people. 
11/20/20217 minutes, 44 seconds
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Word Up: Kaelene McMillan

Kaelene McMillan shares three Adnyamathna words, including the word for 'rainbow'.
11/13/20215 minutes, 36 seconds
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Word Up: Kaelene McMillan

Kaelene McMillan shares three Adnyamathna words, including the word for 'rainbow'.
11/13/20215 minutes, 36 seconds
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Word Up: Angela Giles

Growing up Angela Giles would often need to blend Ngarrindjeri with English, but over the years she's been building her vocabulary.
11/6/20214 minutes, 44 seconds
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Word Up: Angela Giles

Growing up Angela Giles would often need to blend Ngarrindjeri with English, but over the years she's been building her vocabulary.
11/6/20214 minutes, 44 seconds
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Word Up: Dwayne Wyles

Dwyane Wyles shares some Warrgamay words about kinship.
10/30/20216 minutes, 25 seconds
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Word Up: Dwayne Wyles

Dwyane Wyles shares some Warrgamay words about kinship.
10/30/20216 minutes, 25 seconds
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Word Up: Aunty Kerry Charlton

Aunty Kerry Charlton shares some words in Yuggera language, including one for an iconic Australian bird.
10/23/20216 minutes, 32 seconds
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Word Up: Aunty Kerry Charlton

Aunty Kerry Charlton shares some words in Yuggera language, including one for an iconic Australian bird.
10/23/20216 minutes, 32 seconds
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Word Up: Yinin Dhurrkay

Yinin Dhurrkay is a language worker, respected elder, and dancer from Yolŋu country.
10/16/20219 minutes, 4 seconds
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Word Up: Yinin Dhurrkay

Yinin Dhurrkay is a language worker, respected elder, and dancer from Yolŋu country.
10/16/20219 minutes, 4 seconds
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Word Up: Angelina Karadada Boona

Angelina Karadada Boona shares some of her language — Wunambal — and explains why all her paintings are of Wandjina.
10/9/20216 minutes, 8 seconds
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Word Up: Angelina Karadada Boona

Angelina Karadada Boona shares some of her language — Wunambal — and explains why all her paintings are of Wandjina.
10/9/20216 minutes, 8 seconds
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Word Up: Corey Webster

Corey Webster — or Nooky as he's known to fans of Australian hip hop — shares three of his favourite words from his language, Dhurga of the Yuin Nation.
10/2/20215 minutes, 12 seconds
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Word Up: Corey Webster

Corey Webster — or Nooky as he's known to fans of Australian hip hop — shares three of his favourite words from his language, Dhurga of the Yuin Nation.
10/2/20215 minutes, 12 seconds
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Word Up: Marie Munkara

Award winning author Marie Munkara explains some of the complexities of Rembarranga and shares a few of her words.
9/25/20219 minutes, 13 seconds
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Word Up: Marie Munkara

Award winning author Marie Munkara explains some of the complexities of Rembarranga and shares a few of her words.
9/25/20219 minutes, 13 seconds
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Word Up: Gulwanyang Moran

Gulwanyang Moran has been following in her mother's footsteps, learning and sharing their language — Gathang.
9/18/20215 minutes, 37 seconds
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Word Up: Gulwanyang Moran

Gulwanyang Moran has been following in her mother's footsteps, learning and sharing their language — Gathang.
9/18/20215 minutes, 37 seconds
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Word Up: Latisha Harris

Latisha Harris says hearing elders speaking Wiradjuri with love and ease ignited her passion for learning language.
9/11/20216 minutes, 6 seconds
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Word Up: Latisha Harris

Latisha Harris says hearing elders speaking Wiradjuri with love and ease ignited her passion for learning language.
9/11/20216 minutes, 6 seconds
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Word Up: Paul Collis

Paul Collis shares some Barkindji words that demonstrate the beauty of his country, and his culture.
9/4/20216 minutes, 45 seconds
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Word Up: Paul Collis

Paul Collis shares some Barkindji words that demonstrate the beauty of his country, and his culture.
9/4/20216 minutes, 45 seconds
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Word Up: Bon'Naia Hinton

For Bon'Naia Hinton the pronunciation and tone of Kuku Yalanji is almost melodic.
8/28/20216 minutes, 44 seconds
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Word Up: Bon'Naia Hinton

For Bon'Naia Hinton the pronunciation and tone of Kuku Yalanji is almost melodic.
8/28/20216 minutes, 44 seconds
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Word Up: Toby Adams

Toby shares some Kullilli words that really capture his passion for language revitalisation.
8/21/20219 minutes, 26 seconds
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Word Up: Toby Adams

Toby shares some Kullilli words that really capture his passion for language revitalisation.
8/21/20219 minutes, 26 seconds
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Word Up: Loren Ryan

There's a word in the Gamilaraay language that muso Loren Ryan loves so much, that she wrote a song about it.
8/14/20214 minutes, 49 seconds
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Word Up: Loren Ryan

There's a word in the Gamilaraay language that muso Loren Ryan loves so much, that she wrote a song about it.
8/14/20214 minutes, 49 seconds
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Word Up: Penelope Towney

Seven-year-old shares three words from her grandmother’s language, palawa kani — the reconstructed language of First Nations mob in Tasmania.
8/7/20216 minutes, 25 seconds
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Word Up: Penelope Towney

Seven-year-old shares three words from her grandmother’s language, palawa kani — the reconstructed language of First Nations mob in Tasmania.
8/7/20216 minutes, 25 seconds
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Word Up: Lou Bennett

For Lou Bennett, the power of language is not so much in individual words but in the phrase.
7/31/20215 minutes, 46 seconds
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Word Up: Lou Bennett

For Lou Bennett, the power of language is not so much in individual words but in the phrase.
7/31/20215 minutes, 46 seconds
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Word Up: Emily Ford

Growing up Emily spoke four languages including Mak Mak Marranunggu — her maternal great-grandfather’s language.
7/24/20218 minutes, 6 seconds
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Word Up: Emily Ford

Growing up Emily spoke four languages including Mak Mak Marranunggu — her maternal great-grandfather’s language.
7/24/20218 minutes, 6 seconds
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Word Up: Lillie Madden

Lillie Madden shares some of her grandmother’s language and explains why she’ll never be a turtle diver like her cousins.
7/17/20214 minutes, 43 seconds
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Word Up: Lillie Madden

Lillie Madden shares some of her grandmother’s language and explains why she’ll never be a turtle diver like her cousins.
7/17/20214 minutes, 43 seconds
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Word Up: the places that name us

Did you know you’re speaking an Indigenous language when you say many Australian place names?
7/10/20214 minutes, 10 seconds
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Word Up: the places that name us

Did you know you’re speaking an Indigenous language when you say many Australian place names?
7/10/20214 minutes, 10 seconds
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Word Up: Healing words

From Gunai to Gunggandji we revisit some healing words we've learnt over the past three years.
7/3/20213 minutes, 17 seconds
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Word Up: Healing words

From Gunai to Gunggandji we revisit some healing words we've learnt over the past three years.
7/3/20213 minutes, 17 seconds
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Word Up: Molly Hunt

Molly Hunt shares some important Kwini words to know if you're ever visiting her hometown of Wyndham, WA.
6/26/20216 minutes, 52 seconds
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Word Up: Molly Hunt

Molly Hunt shares some important Kwini words to know if you're ever visiting her hometown of Wyndham, WA.
6/26/20216 minutes, 52 seconds
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Word Up: Alan Pigram Jr

Yawuru country takes in the land and waters around Broome and Roebuck in the Kimberley region of Western Australia.
6/19/20215 minutes, 59 seconds
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Word Up: Alan Pigram Jr

Yawuru country takes in the land and waters around Broome and Roebuck in the Kimberley region of Western Australia.
6/19/20215 minutes, 59 seconds
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Word Up: Mitch Tambo

Gamilaraay singer Mitch Tambo shares some of his language, including a few words you might hear in his songs.
6/12/20215 minutes, 59 seconds
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Word Up: Mitch Tambo

Gamilaraay singer Mitch Tambo shares some of his language, including a few words you might hear in his songs.
6/12/20215 minutes, 59 seconds
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Word Up: Baden Hitchcock

We head to Papua New Guinea with Bangarra's Baden Hitchcock for a special international episode of Word Up.
6/5/20217 minutes, 4 seconds
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Word Up: Baden Hitchcock

We head to Papua New Guinea with Bangarra's Baden Hitchcock for a special international episode of Word Up.
6/5/20217 minutes, 4 seconds
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Word Up: Isaiah Dawes

Isaiah shares three words from his grandmother’s language — Butchella.
5/29/20218 minutes, 47 seconds
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Word Up: Isaiah Dawes

Isaiah shares three words from his grandmother’s language — Butchella.
5/29/20218 minutes, 47 seconds
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Word Up: Shari Sebbens

Shari Sebbens shares some Bardi language — her grandmother's language — including a word that means "your heart, your intuition, your spirit."
5/22/20214 minutes, 15 seconds
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Word Up: Shari Sebbens

Shari Sebbens shares some Bardi language — her grandmother's language — including a word that means "your heart, your intuition, your spirit."
5/22/20214 minutes, 15 seconds
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Word Up: Sandy Greenwood

Actress Sandy Greenwood shares three Dunghutti words — and their Gumbayngirr and Bundjulung counterparts.
5/15/20216 minutes
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Word Up: Sandy Greenwood

Actress Sandy Greenwood shares three Dunghutti words — and their Gumbayngirr and Bundjulung counterparts.
5/15/20216 minutes
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Word Up: Caroline Hughes

Just two years ago there were only around 200 words in Ngunnawal language but now there’s ten times that.
5/8/20217 minutes, 47 seconds
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Word Up: Caroline Hughes

Just two years ago there were only around 200 words in Ngunnawal language but now there’s ten times that.
5/8/20217 minutes, 47 seconds
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Word Up: Brodie Murray

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.
5/1/20213 minutes, 39 seconds
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Word Up: Brodie Murray

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.
5/1/20213 minutes, 39 seconds
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Word Up: Rudi Bremer

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.
4/24/20213 minutes, 52 seconds
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Word Up: Rudi Bremer

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.
4/24/20213 minutes, 52 seconds
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Word Up: Tilly Tjala Thomas

From an early age Tilly began learning her Nukunu from her parents through games and walking on country.
4/17/20213 minutes, 52 seconds
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Word Up: Tilly Tjala Thomas

From an early age Tilly began learning her Nukunu from her parents through games and walking on country.
4/17/20213 minutes, 52 seconds
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Word Up: Tilly Tjala Thomas

From an early age Tilly began learning her Nukunu from her parents through games and walking on country.
4/17/20213 minutes, 52 seconds
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Word Up: Tilly Tjala Thomas

From an early age Tilly began learning her Nukunu from her parents through games and walking on country.
4/17/20213 minutes, 52 seconds
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Word Up: Candace Kruger

Yugambeh language comes from south-east Queensland and north-eastern New South Wales — the Gold Coast, and my country - Tweed Heads.
4/10/20213 minutes, 51 seconds
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Word Up: Candace Kruger

Yugambeh language comes from south-east Queensland and north-eastern New South Wales — the Gold Coast, and my country - Tweed Heads.
4/10/20213 minutes, 51 seconds
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Word Up: Delson Stokes

Wongatha language is spoken around the Goldfields of Western Australia.
3/27/20216 minutes, 4 seconds
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Word Up: Delson Stokes

Wongatha language is spoken around the Goldfields of Western Australia.
3/27/20216 minutes, 4 seconds
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Word Up: Paula Savage

Moa woman Paula Savage explains how 'waaru' inspires her as an artist.
3/20/20214 minutes, 53 seconds
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Word Up: Paula Savage

Moa woman Paula Savage explains how 'waaru' inspires her as an artist.
3/20/20214 minutes, 53 seconds
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Word Up: Corey Appo

Corey Appo shares three words from his language — Wakka Wakka.
3/13/20213 minutes, 52 seconds
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Word Up: Corey Appo

Corey Appo shares three words from his language — Wakka Wakka.
3/13/20213 minutes, 52 seconds
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Word Up: Shaka Cook

Yindjibarndi and Yinhawangka man Shaka Cook joins us for Word Up this week.
3/6/20214 minutes, 40 seconds
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Word Up: Shaka Cook

Yindjibarndi and Yinhawangka man Shaka Cook joins us for Word Up this week.
3/6/20214 minutes, 40 seconds
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Word Up: Shaka Cook

Yindjibarndi and Yinhawangka man Shaka Cook joins us for Word Up this week.
3/6/20214 minutes, 40 seconds
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Word Up: Shaka Cook

Yindjibarndi and Yinhawangka man Shaka Cook joins us for Word Up this week.
3/6/20214 minutes, 40 seconds
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Word Up: Vincent Namatjira

Artist Vincent Namatjira shares some Western Arrernte connected to his journey as a painter.
2/27/20214 minutes, 7 seconds
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Word Up: Vincent Namatjira

Artist Vincent Namatjira shares some Western Arrernte connected to his journey as a painter.
2/27/20214 minutes, 7 seconds
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Word Up: Taylor Tipu Power-Smith

Language worker Taylor Tipu Power-Smith shares some Kaurna language, including the Kaurna name for scorpian.
2/20/20216 minutes, 49 seconds
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Word Up: Taylor Tipu Power-Smith

Language worker Taylor Tipu Power-Smith shares some Kaurna language, including the Kaurna name for scorpian.
2/20/20216 minutes, 49 seconds
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Word Up: Shari Sebbens

Actor and director Shari Sebbens shares some Bardi from the Dampier Peninsula.
2/13/20215 minutes, 20 seconds
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Word Up: Shari Sebbens

Actor and director Shari Sebbens shares some Bardi from the Dampier Peninsula.
2/13/20215 minutes, 20 seconds
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Word Up: Nathan Sentance

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. 
2/6/20214 minutes, 57 seconds
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Word Up: Nathan Sentance

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. 
2/6/20214 minutes, 57 seconds
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Word Up: Nathan Sentance

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. 
2/6/20214 minutes, 57 seconds
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Word Up: Nathan Sentance

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. 
2/6/20214 minutes, 57 seconds
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Word Up: Clayton Cruse

We learn some Adnyamathanha with language worker Clayton Cruse - including an extremely rare instance of the speech sound 'v' in an Aboriginal language.
1/30/20214 minutes, 22 seconds
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Word Up: Clayton Cruse

We learn some Adnyamathanha with language worker Clayton Cruse - including an extremely rare instance of the speech sound 'v' in an Aboriginal language.
1/30/20214 minutes, 22 seconds
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Word Up: Bunna Lawrie

Mirning country — which includes the Bunda Cliffs, the Nullabor and the Great Australian Bight — is in Bunna Lawrie's DNA.
1/23/20214 minutes, 17 seconds
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Word Up: Bunna Lawrie

Mirning country — which includes the Bunda Cliffs, the Nullabor and the Great Australian Bight — is in Bunna Lawrie's DNA.
1/23/20214 minutes, 17 seconds
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Word Up: Aunty Liz Kelly-Hunter and Lee Bevan

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.
1/16/20218 minutes, 19 seconds
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Word Up: Aunty Liz Kelly-Hunter and Lee Bevan

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.
1/16/20218 minutes, 19 seconds
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Word Up: Ian Waina

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.
1/9/20214 minutes, 52 seconds
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Word Up: Ian Waina

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.
1/9/20214 minutes, 52 seconds
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Word Up: Loren Ryan

There's a word in the Gamilaraay language that muso Loren Ryan loves so much, that she wrote a song about it.
1/2/20215 minutes, 19 seconds
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Word Up: Loren Ryan

There's a word in the Gamilaraay language that muso Loren Ryan loves so much, that she wrote a song about it.
1/2/20215 minutes, 19 seconds
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Word Up: Mandy Nicholson

Artist, performer and Woiwurrung language specialist Mandy Nicholson tells us about the layers of Wurundjeri country
12/26/20205 minutes, 42 seconds
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Word Up: Mandy Nicholson

Artist, performer and Woiwurrung language specialist Mandy Nicholson tells us about the layers of Wurundjeri country
12/26/20205 minutes, 42 seconds
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Word Up: Rebecca Phillips

Rebecca Phillips has been involved with the revival of central Victorian language Dja Dja Wurrung for around 15 years.
12/19/20206 minutes, 5 seconds
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Word Up: Rebecca Phillips

Rebecca Phillips has been involved with the revival of central Victorian language Dja Dja Wurrung for around 15 years.
12/19/20206 minutes, 5 seconds
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Word Up: Wesley Enoch

There's a term for people who don't listen in the Jandai language of Stradbroke Island.
12/12/20205 minutes, 8 seconds
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Word Up: Wesley Enoch

There's a term for people who don't listen in the Jandai language of Stradbroke Island.
12/12/20205 minutes, 8 seconds
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Word Up: Dennis Hunter

Dennis Hunter shares some Djabugay Ngirrma — Djabugay language from far north Queensland.
12/5/20206 minutes, 30 seconds
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Word Up: Dennis Hunter

Dennis Hunter shares some Djabugay Ngirrma — Djabugay language from far north Queensland.
12/5/20206 minutes, 30 seconds
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Word Up: Words from the west

Kado Muir, Rhonda Collard-Spratt, and Nadine Taylor bring us some languages from around Geraldton and the mid-west of Western Australia.
11/28/20206 minutes, 53 seconds
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Word Up: Words from the west

Kado Muir, Rhonda Collard-Spratt, and Nadine Taylor bring us some languages from around Geraldton and the mid-west of Western Australia.
11/28/20206 minutes, 53 seconds
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Word Up: Harold Ludwick

There's a word in the Guugu Yimithirr language of far north Queensland that describes an infinite or unknowable number.
11/21/20208 minutes, 51 seconds
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Word Up: Harold Ludwick

There's a word in the Guugu Yimithirr language of far north Queensland that describes an infinite or unknowable number.
11/21/20208 minutes, 51 seconds
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Word Up: Brittanie Shipway

Brittanie Shipway shares some of her favourite words including the Gumbaynggirr name for the Milky Way.
11/7/20205 minutes, 48 seconds
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Word Up: Brittanie Shipway

Brittanie Shipway shares some of her favourite words including the Gumbaynggirr name for the Milky Way.
11/7/20205 minutes, 48 seconds
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Word Up: Gary Williams

We meet a custodian of the Gumbaynggir language which is being taught across the mid north coastal region of New South Wales.
10/31/20203 minutes, 23 seconds
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Word Up: Gary Williams

We meet a custodian of the Gumbaynggir language which is being taught across the mid north coastal region of New South Wales.
10/31/20203 minutes, 23 seconds
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Word Up: Little bit long time

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’.
10/17/20204 minutes, 27 seconds
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Word Up: Little bit long time

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’.
10/17/20204 minutes, 27 seconds
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Word Up: the music of our languages

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.
10/3/20208 minutes, 7 seconds
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Word Up: the music of our languages

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.
10/3/20208 minutes, 7 seconds
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Word Up: songlines in language

Songlines reverberate in language - from Yanyuwa to Badtjala.
9/26/20203 minutes, 55 seconds
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Word Up: songlines in language

Songlines reverberate in language - from Yanyuwa to Badtjala.
9/26/20203 minutes, 55 seconds
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Word Up: high country

Our languages echo in the Flinders Ranges, the NSW Northern Tablelands and Victoria's high country.
9/19/202010 minutes, 27 seconds
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Word Up: high country

Our languages echo in the Flinders Ranges, the NSW Northern Tablelands and Victoria's high country.
9/19/202010 minutes, 27 seconds
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Word Up: rivers of language

Thinking about rivers and their sound - they echo in our languages.
9/12/20206 minutes, 52 seconds
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Word Up: rivers of language

Thinking about rivers and their sound - they echo in our languages.
9/12/20206 minutes, 52 seconds
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Word Up: Elemental

There are words in our languages for the constellations and some of our creation stories are deeply connected to the night sky.
8/15/20207 minutes, 1 second
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Word Up: Elemental

There are words in our languages for the constellations and some of our creation stories are deeply connected to the night sky.
8/15/20207 minutes, 1 second
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Word Up: Ray Kelly Snr

Dhunghutti man Ray Kelly Snr is passionate about studying Goori languages in the space where community knowledge and academia cross over.
8/8/20205 minutes, 12 seconds
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Word Up: Ray Kelly Snr

Dhunghutti man Ray Kelly Snr is passionate about studying Goori languages in the space where community knowledge and academia cross over.
8/8/20205 minutes, 12 seconds
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Word Up: Ray Kelly Jr

Awabakal man Ray Kelly Jr is hot on the heels of his dad Ray Kelly Sr in the field of language revival.
8/1/20204 minutes, 25 seconds
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Word Up: Ray Kelly Jr

Awabakal man Ray Kelly Jr is hot on the heels of his dad Ray Kelly Sr in the field of language revival.
8/1/20204 minutes, 25 seconds
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Word Up: Dean Briscoe

The Anmatyerre word for learning inspires translator Dean Briscoe.
7/18/20204 minutes, 19 seconds
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Word Up: Dean Briscoe

The Anmatyerre word for learning inspires translator Dean Briscoe.
7/18/20204 minutes, 19 seconds
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Word Up: Bianca McNeair

Malgana language is from the saltwater country around Shark Bay, the westernmost point of the Australian continent.
7/11/20203 minutes, 52 seconds
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Word Up: Bianca McNeair

Malgana language is from the saltwater country around Shark Bay, the westernmost point of the Australian continent.
7/11/20203 minutes, 52 seconds
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Word Up: Listen Up

Look back with Wesley Enoch, Anna Drummond and Rhonda Radley on the importance of listening.
6/27/20203 minutes, 58 seconds
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Word Up: Listen Up

Look back with Wesley Enoch, Anna Drummond and Rhonda Radley on the importance of listening.
6/27/20203 minutes, 58 seconds
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Word Up: Malarndirri McCarthy

The Yanyuwa people speak male and female dialects of the same language - an extremely rare phenomenon.
6/20/20205 minutes, 37 seconds
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Word Up: Malarndirri McCarthy

The Yanyuwa people speak male and female dialects of the same language - an extremely rare phenomenon.
6/20/20205 minutes, 37 seconds
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Word Up: Eleanor Dixon

In the Mudburra language the word for keeper or custodian is interchangeable with tree or rock - something permanent and immovable.
6/13/20203 minutes, 28 seconds
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Word Up: Eleanor Dixon

In the Mudburra language the word for keeper or custodian is interchangeable with tree or rock - something permanent and immovable.
6/13/20203 minutes, 28 seconds
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Word Up: Elma Kris

Kala Lagaw Ya is spoken across the western islands of the Torres Strait.
6/6/20204 minutes, 40 seconds
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Word Up: Elma Kris

Kala Lagaw Ya is spoken across the western islands of the Torres Strait.
6/6/20204 minutes, 40 seconds
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Word Up: Maggie Burns

Warlpiri is one of the strongest Aboriginal languages.
5/30/20205 minutes, 55 seconds
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Word Up: Maggie Burns

Warlpiri is one of the strongest Aboriginal languages.
5/30/20205 minutes, 55 seconds
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Word Up: Trish Levett

The once dormant Gundungurra language is being revived and spoken on country.
5/23/20204 minutes, 6 seconds
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Word Up: Trish Levett

The once dormant Gundungurra language is being revived and spoken on country.
5/23/20204 minutes, 6 seconds
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Word Up: Loren Ryan

There's a word in the Gamilaraay language that muso Loren Ryan loves so much, that she wrote a song about it.
5/16/20205 minutes, 19 seconds
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Word Up: Loren Ryan

There's a word in the Gamilaraay language that muso Loren Ryan loves so much, that she wrote a song about it.
5/16/20205 minutes, 19 seconds
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Word Up: Paula Savage

Moa woman Paula Savage explains how 'waaru' inspires her as an artist.
5/9/20203 minutes, 24 seconds
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Word Up: Paula Savage

Moa woman Paula Savage explains how 'waaru' inspires her as an artist.
5/9/20203 minutes, 24 seconds
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Word Up: Mangubadijarri Yanner

Mangubadijarri Yanner shares three Gangalidda words that go to the core of his identity.
5/2/20203 minutes, 30 seconds
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Word Up: Mangubadijarri Yanner

Mangubadijarri Yanner shares three Gangalidda words that go to the core of his identity.
5/2/20203 minutes, 30 seconds
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Word Up: Seraeah Wyles

Girramay woman Seraeah shares three words that've been on her mind during the COVID-19 lockdown.
4/25/20204 minutes, 23 seconds
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Word Up: Seraeah Wyles

Girramay woman Seraeah shares three words that've been on her mind during the COVID-19 lockdown.
4/25/20204 minutes, 23 seconds
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Word Up: Joyce Crombie

Anpanuwa Joyce Crombie shares some of her favourite Wangkangurru words from the Lake Eyre Basin region.
4/11/20203 minutes, 52 seconds
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Word Up: Joyce Crombie

Anpanuwa Joyce Crombie shares some of her favourite Wangkangurru words from the Lake Eyre Basin region.
4/11/20203 minutes, 52 seconds
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Word Up: Mandy Nicholson

Artist, performer and Woiwurrung language specialist Mandy Nicholson tells us about the layers of Wurundjeri country
4/4/20205 minutes, 42 seconds
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Word Up: Mandy Nicholson

Artist, performer and Woiwurrung language specialist Mandy Nicholson tells us about the layers of Wurundjeri country
4/4/20205 minutes, 42 seconds
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Word Up: Mandy Nicholson

Artist, performer and Woiwurrung language specialist Mandy Nicholson tells us about the layers of Wurundjeri country
4/4/20205 minutes, 42 seconds
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Word Up: Mandy Nicholson

Artist, performer and Woiwurrung language specialist Mandy Nicholson tells us about the layers of Wurundjeri country
4/4/20205 minutes, 42 seconds
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Word Up: words about plants

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.
3/28/20205 minutes, 38 seconds
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Word Up: words about plants

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.
3/28/20205 minutes, 38 seconds
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Word Up: Maree Yoelu

To mark the 150th episode of our language series we welcome one of our earliest guests back to share a little more of her language - Batjamalh.
3/21/20206 minutes, 46 seconds
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Word Up: Maree Yoelu

To mark the 150th episode of our language series we welcome one of our earliest guests back to share a little more of her language - Batjamalh.
3/21/20206 minutes, 46 seconds
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Word Up: Aunty Liz Kelly-Hunter and Lee Bevan

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.
3/14/20208 minutes, 19 seconds
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Word Up: Aunty Liz Kelly-Hunter and Lee Bevan

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.
3/14/20208 minutes, 19 seconds
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Word Up: Cheryl Davison

Artist Cheryl Davison tells us the meaning behind the name of a local town and shares one of her favourite phrases in Dhurga language.
3/7/20203 minutes, 52 seconds
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Word Up: Cheryl Davison

Artist Cheryl Davison tells us the meaning behind the name of a local town and shares one of her favourite phrases in Dhurga language.
3/7/20203 minutes, 52 seconds
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Word Up: Ian Waina

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.
2/29/20204 minutes, 52 seconds
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Word Up: Ian Waina

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.
2/29/20204 minutes, 52 seconds
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Word Up: Barry James Gilson

Wadawurrung country spans the coastline from the Werribee River to Lorne peninsula and inland towards Ballarat.
2/22/20204 minutes, 8 seconds
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Word Up: Barry James Gilson

Wadawurrung country spans the coastline from the Werribee River to Lorne peninsula and inland towards Ballarat.
2/22/20204 minutes, 8 seconds
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Word Up: Bunna Lawrie

Mirning country — which includes the Bunda Cliffs, the Nullabor and the Great Australian Bight — is in Bunna Lawrie's DNA.
2/15/20204 minutes, 17 seconds
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Word Up: Bunna Lawrie

Mirning country — which includes the Bunda Cliffs, the Nullabor and the Great Australian Bight — is in Bunna Lawrie's DNA.
2/15/20204 minutes, 17 seconds
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Word Up: Rebecca Phillips

Rebecca Phillips has been involved with the revival of central Victorian language Dja Dja Wurrung for around 15 years.
2/8/20206 minutes, 5 seconds
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Word Up: Rebecca Phillips

Rebecca Phillips has been involved with the revival of central Victorian language Dja Dja Wurrung for around 15 years.
2/8/20206 minutes, 5 seconds
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Word Up: Seasons

Summer, autumn, winter and spring just don’t cut it on this continent — we look back at some of the words we’ve learnt for the different seasons across Australia.
2/1/20204 minutes, 32 seconds
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Word Up: Seasons

Summer, autumn, winter and spring just don’t cut it on this continent — we look back at some of the words we’ve learnt for the different seasons across Australia.
2/1/20204 minutes, 32 seconds
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Word Up: Uncle Richard Kennedy

Uncle Richard Kennedy is a Wotjobaluk traditional owner who's been working to reawaken Wergaia language.
1/25/20205 minutes, 8 seconds
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Word Up: Uncle Richard Kennedy

Uncle Richard Kennedy is a Wotjobaluk traditional owner who's been working to reawaken Wergaia language.
1/25/20205 minutes, 8 seconds
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Word Up: Rona Glynn-McDonald

Rona Glynn-McDonald shares a Kaytetye phrase that was important to her while she was away at boarding school.
1/18/20203 minutes, 43 seconds
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Word Up: Rona Glynn-McDonald

Rona Glynn-McDonald shares a Kaytetye phrase that was important to her while she was away at boarding school.
1/18/20203 minutes, 43 seconds
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Word Up: Les Schultz

Ngadju man Les Schultz takes us to the southern Goldfields to share the traditional name of Lake Cowan.
1/11/20207 minutes, 13 seconds
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Word Up: Les Schultz

Ngadju man Les Schultz takes us to the southern Goldfields to share the traditional name of Lake Cowan.
1/11/20207 minutes, 13 seconds
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Word Up: Mikayla Friday-Shaw

Ngarinyman language is spoken in the northern Victoria River region in the Northern Territory — in communities like Yarralin, Bulla Camp and Timber Creek.
1/4/20205 minutes, 40 seconds
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Word Up: Mikayla Friday-Shaw

Ngarinyman language is spoken in the northern Victoria River region in the Northern Territory — in communities like Yarralin, Bulla Camp and Timber Creek.
1/4/20205 minutes, 40 seconds
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Word Up: Bianca McNeair

Malgana language is from the saltwater country around Shark Bay, the westernmost point of the Australian continent.
12/28/20193 minutes, 46 seconds
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Word Up: Bianca McNeair

Malgana language is from the saltwater country around Shark Bay, the westernmost point of the Australian continent.
12/28/20193 minutes, 46 seconds
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Word Up: Fred Leone

The Butchulla songman is sharing three of his favourite words — including the language name for Fraser Island.
12/21/20196 minutes, 9 seconds
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Word Up: Fred Leone

The Butchulla songman is sharing three of his favourite words — including the language name for Fraser Island.
12/21/20196 minutes, 9 seconds
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Word Up: Healing words

From Gunai to Gunggandji we revisit some healing words we've learnt over the past three years.
12/7/20193 minutes, 49 seconds
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Word Up: Healing words

From Gunai to Gunggandji we revisit some healing words we've learnt over the past three years.
12/7/20193 minutes, 49 seconds
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Word Up: Gudjagang, bambatj and iti

We bring back some of the words that we've learnt for children.
11/30/20194 minutes, 34 seconds
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Word Up: Gudjagang, bambatj and iti

We bring back some of the words that we've learnt for children.
11/30/20194 minutes, 34 seconds
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Word Up: Phillemon Mosby

A language warrior from Poruma in the central Torres Strait shares some Kulkalgau Ya - a dialect of Kala Lagaw Ya.
11/23/20196 minutes, 31 seconds
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Word Up: Phillemon Mosby

A language warrior from Poruma in the central Torres Strait shares some Kulkalgau Ya - a dialect of Kala Lagaw Ya.
11/23/20196 minutes, 31 seconds
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Word Up: Joel Wright

As well as being the maternal ancestors of Archie Roach, the Gunditjmara were the architects of the world's oldest aquaculture system.
11/16/20193 minutes, 33 seconds
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Word Up: Joel Wright

As well as being the maternal ancestors of Archie Roach, the Gunditjmara were the architects of the world's oldest aquaculture system.
11/16/20193 minutes, 33 seconds
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Word Up: Robert McLellan

Robert McLellan shares three words from the newly-reclaimed language of Taribeland from the Bundaberg region in Queensland.
11/9/20194 minutes, 31 seconds
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Word Up: Robert McLellan

Robert McLellan shares three words from the newly-reclaimed language of Taribeland from the Bundaberg region in Queensland.
11/9/20194 minutes, 31 seconds
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Word Up: Jenny Manmurulu

Jenny Manmurulu is an assistant teacher who is helping to bring Mawng language into the classroom.
11/2/20193 minutes, 52 seconds
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Word Up: Jenny Manmurulu

Jenny Manmurulu is an assistant teacher who is helping to bring Mawng language into the classroom.
11/2/20193 minutes, 52 seconds
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Word Up: Grant Thompson

Filmmaker Grant Thompson sometimes thinks it's as though Ngandi language chose him.
10/26/20196 minutes, 17 seconds
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Word Up: Grant Thompson

Filmmaker Grant Thompson sometimes thinks it's as though Ngandi language chose him.
10/26/20196 minutes, 17 seconds
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Word Up: Kylie Bracknell

The first ever guest on Word Up is back to explain how one word in Nyungar links a river to the belly button and the umbilical cord.
10/19/20195 minutes, 30 seconds
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Word Up: Kylie Bracknell

The first ever guest on Word Up is back to explain how one word in Nyungar links a river to the belly button and the umbilical cord.
10/19/20195 minutes, 30 seconds
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Word Up: The untranslatable

To celebrate three years on air, we bring you some words that defy ready translation.
10/12/20198 minutes, 32 seconds
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Word Up: The untranslatable

To celebrate three years on air, we bring you some words that defy ready translation.
10/12/20198 minutes, 32 seconds
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Word Up: Chenica and Nayleigh Saltner

Young language champions Chenica and Nayleigh Saltner share some Gurang from the Bundaberg region.
10/5/20193 minutes, 40 seconds
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Word Up: Chenica and Nayleigh Saltner

Young language champions Chenica and Nayleigh Saltner share some Gurang from the Bundaberg region.
10/5/20193 minutes, 40 seconds
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Word Up: Letisha Ackland

Letisha has translated one of her favourite songs into her grandmother's dialect — Wirangu.
9/28/20195 minutes, 15 seconds
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Word Up: Letisha Ackland

Letisha has translated one of her favourite songs into her grandmother's dialect — Wirangu.
9/28/20195 minutes, 15 seconds
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Word Up: Dr Linda Ford

Mak Mak Marranunggu is the "language of the white eagle people".
9/21/20196 minutes, 7 seconds
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Word Up: Dr Linda Ford

Mak Mak Marranunggu is the "language of the white eagle people".
9/21/20196 minutes, 7 seconds
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Word Up: Gerry Turpin

Mbabaram language comes from the Atherton Tablelands south-west of Cairns.
9/14/20193 minutes, 52 seconds
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Word Up: Gerry Turpin

Mbabaram language comes from the Atherton Tablelands south-west of Cairns.
9/14/20193 minutes, 52 seconds
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Word Up: Paula Savage

Moa woman Paula Savage explains how 'waaru' inspires her as an artist.
9/7/20194 minutes, 1 second
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Word Up: Paula Savage

Moa woman Paula Savage explains how 'waaru' inspires her as an artist.
9/7/20194 minutes, 1 second
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Word Up: songkeepers and magic stones

Some words almost defy translation — they’re concept words.  
8/31/20196 minutes, 34 seconds
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Word Up: songkeepers and magic stones

Some words almost defy translation — they’re concept words.  
8/31/20196 minutes, 34 seconds
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Word Up: Stuart Nuggett

The singer-songwriter is one of a handful of people who can speak the critically-endangered Jingili language.
8/24/20194 minutes, 1 second
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Word Up: Stuart Nuggett

The singer-songwriter is one of a handful of people who can speak the critically-endangered Jingili language.
8/24/20194 minutes, 1 second
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Word Up: the music of language

Learn the lyrical word for sunrise in Anindilyakwa with Emily Wurramara and the phrase in Yorta Yorta that Lou Bennett wrote into a Tiddas song.
8/17/20193 minutes, 24 seconds
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Word Up: the music of language

Learn the lyrical word for sunrise in Anindilyakwa with Emily Wurramara and the phrase in Yorta Yorta that Lou Bennett wrote into a Tiddas song.
8/17/20193 minutes, 24 seconds
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Word Up: Dr Glenda Harward-Nalder

Gowar is a dialect of Bundjalung spoken on Moreton Island in south-east Queensland.
8/10/20196 minutes, 9 seconds
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Word Up: Dr Glenda Harward-Nalder

Gowar is a dialect of Bundjalung spoken on Moreton Island in south-east Queensland.
8/10/20196 minutes, 9 seconds
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Word Up: Fred Leone

The Butchulla songman is sharing three of his favourite words — including the language name for Fraser Island.
8/3/20196 minutes, 11 seconds
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Word Up: Fred Leone

The Butchulla songman is sharing three of his favourite words — including the language name for Fraser Island.
8/3/20196 minutes, 11 seconds
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Word Up: Aunty Munya Andrews

Bardi country is north of Broome on the Dampier Peninsula — it's saltwater country so it's important to know about the tides.
7/27/20194 minutes, 29 seconds
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Word Up: Aunty Munya Andrews

Bardi country is north of Broome on the Dampier Peninsula — it's saltwater country so it's important to know about the tides.
7/27/20194 minutes, 29 seconds
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Word Up: Listen Up

Look back with Wesley Enoch, Anna Drummond and Rhonda Radley on the importance of listening.
7/20/20193 minutes, 41 seconds
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Word Up: Listen Up

Look back with Wesley Enoch, Anna Drummond and Rhonda Radley on the importance of listening.
7/20/20193 minutes, 41 seconds
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Word Up: Mikayla Friday-Shaw

Ngarinyman language is spoken in the northern Victoria River region in the Northern Territory — in communities like Yarralin, Bulla Camp and Timber Creek.
7/13/20195 minutes, 45 seconds
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Word Up: Mikayla Friday-Shaw

Ngarinyman language is spoken in the northern Victoria River region in the Northern Territory — in communities like Yarralin, Bulla Camp and Timber Creek.
7/13/20195 minutes, 45 seconds
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Word Up: Words about water

It's the essence of life; everything constellates around it — up in far north Queensland we even made music with it.
7/6/20195 minutes, 55 seconds
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Word Up: Words about water

It's the essence of life; everything constellates around it — up in far north Queensland we even made music with it.
7/6/20195 minutes, 55 seconds
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Word Up: Les Schultz

Ngadju man Les Schultz takes us to the southern Goldfields to share the traditional name of Lake Cowan.
6/29/20197 minutes
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Word Up: Les Schultz

Ngadju man Les Schultz takes us to the southern Goldfields to share the traditional name of Lake Cowan.
6/29/20197 minutes
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Word Up: Bronwyn Chambers

We learn the Darkinyung words for water, child and possum - and why they're particularly meaningful to our guest.
6/22/20194 minutes, 8 seconds
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Word Up: Bronwyn Chambers

We learn the Darkinyung words for water, child and possum - and why they're particularly meaningful to our guest.
6/22/20194 minutes, 8 seconds
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Word Up: Deb Netuschil and Philip Kemp

For the past few years Deb and Philip have been on a quest to compile a word list of Yuwibara language from multiple sources.
6/15/20196 minutes, 2 seconds
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Word Up: Deb Netuschil and Philip Kemp

For the past few years Deb and Philip have been on a quest to compile a word list of Yuwibara language from multiple sources.
6/15/20196 minutes, 2 seconds
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Word Up: Why I learn my language

Take a look back with past guests John Graham, Kylie Bracknell, and David Prosser to see why language is such an important part of their lives.
6/8/20193 minutes, 52 seconds
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Word Up: Why I learn my language

Take a look back with past guests John Graham, Kylie Bracknell, and David Prosser to see why language is such an important part of their lives.
6/8/20193 minutes, 52 seconds
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Word Up: Yarlalu Thomas

Nyangumarta country goes from the central Great Sandy Desert to Eighty Mile Beach.
6/1/20195 minutes, 49 seconds
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Word Up: Yarlalu Thomas

Nyangumarta country goes from the central Great Sandy Desert to Eighty Mile Beach.
6/1/20195 minutes, 49 seconds
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Word Up: Aunty Michelle Jacquelin-Furr

Aunty Michelle Jacquelin-Furr tells us how Waawor, the famous Blue Lake in Mount Gambier, was made.
5/25/20195 minutes, 47 seconds
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Word Up: Aunty Michelle Jacquelin-Furr

Aunty Michelle Jacquelin-Furr tells us how Waawor, the famous Blue Lake in Mount Gambier, was made.
5/25/20195 minutes, 47 seconds
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Word Up: Kamahi Djordon King

Multi-talented artist Kamahi Djordan King shares some of his grandfather's language — Gurindji.
5/18/20193 minutes, 51 seconds
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Word Up: Kamahi Djordon King

Multi-talented artist Kamahi Djordan King shares some of his grandfather's language — Gurindji.
5/18/20193 minutes, 51 seconds
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Word Up: Cynthia Bourke

Cynthia Bourke shares four Ngaanyatjarra words from Warakurna in the Western Desert.
5/11/20193 minutes, 14 seconds
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Word Up: Cynthia Bourke

Cynthia Bourke shares four Ngaanyatjarra words from Warakurna in the Western Desert.
5/11/20193 minutes, 14 seconds
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Word Up: Kaitlyn Lodewikus

There’s currently only two words known definitively to be Yiman.
5/4/20195 minutes, 26 seconds
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Word Up: Kaitlyn Lodewikus

There’s currently only two words known definitively to be Yiman.
5/4/20195 minutes, 26 seconds
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Word Up: Jacob Morris

Language is a responsibility for Gumea Dharawal man and cultural educator Jacob Morris.
4/27/20194 minutes, 52 seconds
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Word Up: Jacob Morris

Language is a responsibility for Gumea Dharawal man and cultural educator Jacob Morris.
4/27/20194 minutes, 52 seconds
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Word Up: Light

From the first rays of the sun to the dance of firelight, we take a look back on some of the words we’ve learnt about light.
4/20/20193 minutes, 30 seconds
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Word Up: Light

From the first rays of the sun to the dance of firelight, we take a look back on some of the words we’ve learnt about light.
4/20/20193 minutes, 30 seconds
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Word Up: Ghenoa Gela

Multi-disciplinary artist Ghenoa Gela is bringing TSI Kriol to the stage in her one woman show My Urrwai.
4/13/20196 minutes, 42 seconds
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Word Up: Ghenoa Gela

Multi-disciplinary artist Ghenoa Gela is bringing TSI Kriol to the stage in her one woman show My Urrwai.
4/13/20196 minutes, 42 seconds
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Word Up: Bianca McNeair

Malgana language is from the saltwater country around Shark Bay, the westernmost point of the Australian continent.
4/6/20194 minutes, 16 seconds
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Word Up: Bianca McNeair

Malgana language is from the saltwater country around Shark Bay, the westernmost point of the Australian continent.