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'Wadu matyidi began in a curious, perhaps unique way. Jillian Bovoro and I started the Adnyamathanha language course Inhaadi Adnyamathanha Ngawarla. It had been running for a term and a half. Most of the students were beginners, some had a smattering of language. Most were of Adnyamathanha background. There were no published resources for beginners and so, class by class, we made our own out of what Uncle Buck and other elders gave us, using linguist Bernhard Schebeck's unpublished dictionary.' (Publication abstract)

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    y separately published work icon Griffith Review State of Hope no. 55 2017 11091291 2017 periodical issue

    'As the industrial model that shaped twentieth-century South Australia is replaced by an uncertain future, now more than ever the state needs to draw on the strengths of its past in order to move ahead.

    'South Australia has always demonstrated a willingness to challenge prevailing sentiments, experiment, boldly innovate and take a national lead – and as a result has produced a disproportionate number of leaders in business, science, the arts and public policy.

    'Now, on the cusp of change, the state needs to draw on its talent for experiment and innovation in order to thrive in an increasingly competitive world. State of Hope explores the economic, social, environmental and cultural challenges facing South Australia, and the possibilities of renewal and revitalisation. It celebrates the unselfconscious willingness that hope enables.

    'State of Hope is co-edited by Julianne Schultz and Patrick Allington. ' (Publication summary)

    2017
    pg. 161-174
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161-174 Wadu Matyidi : A Long Time Gonesmall AustLit logo Griffith Review
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  • Aboriginal Adnyamathanha AIATSIS ref. (L10) (SA SH54-09) language
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