Gaja Kerry Charlton

A Goo’enpul-Yuggera and Ngunda- Gabi Gabi Goori, Gaja Kerry is a teacher, facilitator and researcher of family and community history whose love of her old people, culture, country and stories lit her heart to follow their wishes to have language spoken properly and fluently again.

Wulara Nguru Historical Language Mapping

Gaja Kerry presents on the early compilation of her Jandai-Yuggera language and her insights into her Elders’ wisdom. Our language reflects where we are in bits and pieces – everyone talking in bits of theirs and pieces of others.

Sun, Dec 29 10:00AM GREENhouse

International Year of Indigenous Languages

2019 has been the UN International Year of Indigenous Languages. A panel of Indigenous language experts will showcase their language activities and achievements, making suggestions for how individuals and organisations can act locally to support the work of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander language workers into the future.

Sun, Dec 29 4:45PM GREENhouse

Yuggera Yari (Yuggera Talk)

Yuggera Elder, Gaja Kerry Charlton, and Kalkadoon man, Robert Ah Wing, will lead an introduction to Yuggera, the language of coastal and wider Brisbane.

Mon, Dec 30 9:00AM Talking Circle