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Wangilatha Wangu nga Kiyawatha

VACL has collaborated with Brendan Kennedy from the Tati Tati Aboriginal Corporation in Robinvale to publish his songs and stories translated into traditional Tati Tati, Mutti Mutti and Wadi Wadi languages of North Western Victoria.

Brendan has written dozens of songs and stories, from which nine were chosen to be included in this book, sharing local stories and connecting to country. 

"I was born on the flood grounds of the Murray River on my Ancestral lands in Tati Tati Country. I dedicate this book of language songs and stories to my mother's people, River people and Mallee people because these songs and stories are about their land, water and animals." - Brendan Kennedy

Please contact VACL for more information about this publication.

To see Brendan reading one of the stories from this book, check out the video link below.

To learn more about Brendan, you can view his profile on our board members page here.




Published in Completed Projects
Friday, 17 May 2013 11:36

Celebrity Visitor @ VACL

We had a celebrity visitor today. Ernie Dingo was here to film a six-part series on language and was following around one of our Board Members documenting their language journey.

Published in Blog
Tuesday, 14 May 2013 19:41

Starting a Community Language Program

david group 2VACL Community Language Partnership Programs

There are many elements to starting a Language Program. We have written a guide for planning a successful program called Peetyawan Weeyn. We can visit your community to assist in the implementation and training of this guide.

We also have limited funds available to partner with communities to undertake a language project. Below are the guidelines and application form for working with us on a language project.

The current round of Community Language Partnership Program are open from 1st July 2016 to 30th June 2017

docxCommunity Language Partnership Program Guidelines

docxCommunity Language Partnership Application Form

Published in Languages
Monday, 13 May 2013 18:12

Wadawurrung App

Wadawurrung Digital Resource

Introduction to the Wadawurrung Language of the region that encompasses the Geelong and Ballarat areas of Victoria. Produced in partnership with the Wathaurung Aboriginal Corporation and the Victorian Aboriginal Corporation for Languages.

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Click on the icon above for free download on iOS devices.

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