Angelina Joshua i(1 works by)
Born: Established: 1988 Northern Territory, ;
Gender: Female
Heritage: Aboriginal ; Mara / Marra people
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'Angelina Joshua from the remote community of Ngukurr in southeast Arnhem Land, teaches, shares and preserves the Indigenous language of her people. ... Known as Marra, the language has only three fluent-speaking elders remaining in the community and therefore in all of Australia. It's one of the most critically endangered languages in the world.'

Awards for Works

Mr Grandmother's Lingo 2016 website

'My Grandmother’s Lingo – a new interactive animation tells the personal story of Angelina Joshua, a young Aboriginal woman dedicated to preserving her endangered Indigenous language. It highlights the plight of Indigenous languages by exploring Aboriginal culture and the endangered Aboriginal language of Marra.' (Source: SBS website)

2016 shortlisted Walkley Award Multimedia Storytelling
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