Noongar Mili-Mili

Noongar Mili-Mili Sat 22 Feb 10am Amphitheatre Sat 22 Feb 10am Amphitheatre FREE
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Sat 22 Feb 10am at Amphitheatre FREE

Professor Len Collard has written extensively on Aboriginal culture and heritage of the south-west of Australia. Roma Winwar is widely regarded for her contributions to promoting Noongar language and cultural activitie. Alf Taylor is the author of several books, including the acclaimed short story collection Long Time Now, a book of yarns about people, places and events. Join them for a panel discussion with Dr Clint Bracknell about place, country and the connection between the spoken word and the printed page for Noongar people. 

Alf Taylor spent his childhood growing up in New Norcia Mission. After working around Perth and Geraldton as a seasonal farm worker, he joined the Armed Forces. After a marriage, seven children and a divorce, Alf found his voice as a writer and poet ... although it was a gift he believes he was born with.

Professor Len Collard is a Whadjuk Nyungar elder who has researched and written extensively about Noongar culture and language.

Roma ‘Yibiyung’ Winmar has worked significantly in Indigenous education and the arts where she is continuously promoting Noongar language and cultural activities and has translated many children’s songs into Noongar. She has extensive language skills and is presently employed as a Noongar language teacher at Western Australia’s Moorditj College. She has delivered sessions at conferences on language and sits on the Department of Education’s Curriculum Council in setting standards and educational expectations for Noongar language taught at secondary and TEE levels.

Time & Location

Sat 22 Feb 10am

10am

Amphitheatre, UWA, Hackett Drive, Crawley WA 6009

Duration

60 min

Pricing

Free Event

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