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RESULTS: 18 ITEMS FOR LANGUAGE Kaurna

Kaurna [zku]
Source: ABC
Transcript of article about Kaurna "being spoken as a result of a joint effort by black and white Australians to revive what had been considered by many to be a dead language" [ABC 7.30 Report 28/02/01].
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Source: State Library of South Australia
A guide to sources on Aboriginal languages held in the State Library of South Australia, with focus on SA languages.
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Source: Jack Buckskin
Kaurna teacher Jack Buckskin explains some basic words and expressions of Kaurna.
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Source: SA Government
A listing of South Australian schools teaching Aboriginal languages, including Adnyamathanha, Antikirinya, Barngala, Dieri, Kaurna, Narungga, Nauo, Ngarrindjeri, Pitjantjatjara, Wirangu.
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Source: Kaurna Warra Pintyanthi
Video showing some of the animals of the Adelaide region and their Kaurna names.
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Source: Kaurna Warra Pintyanthi / ABC
This film teaches Kaurna numbers from 1 to 10. See also Kaurna for Kids - Animals and Common (Kaurna) Expressions.
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Source: School of Languages, SA
Kaurna is the original language of the Adelaide Plains. These courses (Stages 1 & 2) focus on developing communication skills in Kaurna (speaking, listening, reading & writing), developing understanding of language as a system and enhancing intercultural understanding.
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Source: Kaurna Warra Pintyandi and the Land Services Group
The Kaurna Place Names project aims to identify and map places with Kaurna names and to encourage the use and increase knowledge of these names.Includes, maps, language information, and audio of spoken introduction.
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Source: University of Adelaide
Kaurna language and linguistics courses at Adelaide Uni. Other resources include placenames, wordlists (passworded), Kaurna language information and links. Welcome page includes spoken welcome in Kaurna by Uncle Lewis Yerloburka O’Brien.
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Source: University of Adelaide
Courses in the Kaurna language taught at the University of Adelaide and Salisbury High School (teacher: Jack Kanya Buckskin). The site is also "the Internet home of Kaurna Warra, the language of the people of the Adelaide Plain", with information about the language, language projects and resources, place names, news and events.
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Source: Kaurna Warra Karrpanthi Aboriginal Corporation
A language organisation supporting the Kaurna language. Ths site contains links to language resources, wordlists, maps, courses, placenames, language requests, and audio versions of Welcome to Country.
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Source: Ghil’ad Zuckermann/Rob Amery
An archived on-line course on language endangerment, with some focus on Australian languages including Kaurna and Barngala. Anyone can access the course and its materials.
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Source: South Australian Curriculum Standards and Accountability
Curriculum for Reception to Year 10 students, focusing on language learning and language custodianship, history, and revival, with specific materials for Kaurna, Narungga, Ngarrindjeri, Pitjantjatjara, Wirangu and Yankunytjatjara.
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Source: Kaurna Warra Pityandi/University of Adelaide
Summer school at the University of Adelaide: Summer School, 14th-25th January 2013.
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Source: ABC
An ABC film about reviving languages and the sometimes uneasy relationships between Aboriginal people and linguists. Hosted by Lorena Allam and with contributions from Richard Green (speaking Darug), Alkira Aldridge, Mal Fine, Rob Amery and John Hobson.
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Source: ABC
In this episode of the ABC’s Awaye!, Kaurna speaker Jack Buckskin and other linguists describe the teaching and revitalisation of Kaurna, the language of the Adeliade plains.
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Source: Rob Amery & Vincent (Jack) Kanya Buckskin
Rob and Vincent’s course at inField 2010. Based on ideas and strategies for re-introducing the "sleeping" language Kaurna to a range of learners in a context in which the teachers are themselves learning the language. Several PPT resources on Kaurna names, greetings, songs etc.
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Source: Rob Amery
Robís paper describes a project to develop and broadcast two-hour-long radio programs in and about the Kaurna language to support its revitalisation. Radio and associated podcasts and downloads offer a means of reaching a wider audience, making the language interesting and accessible.
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