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Indigenous Languages Series: The Guarani language

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Indigenous language Guarani

Indigenous languages matter for social, economic and political development, peaceful coexistence and reconciliation in our societies. Yet many of them are in danger of disappearing. It is for this reason that the United Nations declared 2019 the Year of Indigenous Languages in order to encourage urgent action to preserve, revitalise and promote them, but also […]

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2019 International Year of Indigenous Languages

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As we know, language plays a crucial role in the daily lives of people, not only as a tool for communication, education, social integration and development, but also as a repository for each person’s unique identity, cultural history, traditions and memories. But despite their immense values, languages around the world continue to disappear at an […]

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Australian Art at Oceanographic Museum of Monaco

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The Oceanographic Museum of Monaco is planning to stage a major Oceanic Art Exhibition focusing primarily on Australian Indigenous art on the thematic of Oceans and Water, from April to September 2016. The exhibition will officially be opened by H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco on Tuesday March 22nd 2016. Everyone knows the Casino in Monaco, […]

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2M Update – Why translations, and what’s in it for your organisation?

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“It is a bit like preaching to the converted,” said Pino Migliorino, Chair of the Federation of Ethnic Communities’ Councils of Australia, casually during his inviting opening address to FECCA 2013.  The conference, held by FECCA in conjunction with the Ethnic Communities Council of Queensland (ECCQ) and the Multicultural Communities Council Gold Coast (MCCGC) last […]

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2M Update – Australian Indigenous languages, the most culturally diverse in the world

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Recently I attended the opening ceremony of the monumental installation DAYIWUL LIRLMIM (“Barramundi Scales”) by our very own Aboriginal Australian artist Lena Nyadbi on the rooftop of the Musée du quai Branly in Paris. The permanent Aboriginal work painted by the artist on the museum’s 700sqm roof terrace is now visible to the 7 million […]

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Audio Production into 11 Indigenous languages

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We recently recorded an audio production into 11 Indigenous languages incl. Pitjantjatjara, Warlpiri, Arrente, Murinh-patha, Ngaanyatyarra, Kriol, Torres Strait Creole, Pinturr/Luritja & Alyawarre. Recordings took place in Darwin, Alice Springs and Cairns and featured Indigenous and Torres Strait Creole interpreters and voice talents after extensive briefing with linguists. The audio files were then checked with […]