Monday, October 31, 2005

Barry Alpher: review article

Link goes to TOC of journal (vol 34/5:807-810) Review article by Barry Alpher regarding RMW Dixon's Australian Languages: their nature and development.

Monday, October 24, 2005

Barry Blake - Languages of the South-Eastern mainland of Australia

link under recent publications on Kulin.

ALS 2004: Christina Pentland and Mary Laughren

Distinguishing Prosodic Word and Phonological Word in Warlpiri: Prosodic Constituency in Morphologically Complex Words

ALS 2004: Bill McGregor

Frs. Herman Nekes and Ernest Worms' Dictionary of Australian languages, Part III of 'Australian Languages' (1953)

ALS 2004: Brett Baker

The Domain of Phonological Processes.

Sunday, October 23, 2005

Book Reviews - AJL 25/2

Second review concerns Aboriginal English, Kriol and Indigenous languages; third review is of the Gamilaraay dictionary.

Word Order Pragmatics and Narrative Functions in Garrwa

by Ilana Mushin, University of Sydney.
Link goes to abstract on Ingenta's site, a university subscription is required to view full content.

Saturday, October 22, 2005

ODIN - The Online Database of Interlinear Text

Includes Warlpiri, Yingkarta and other Aboriginal languages.

RNLD: Resource Network for Linguistic Diversity

(from their home page)

Networking practitioners working to record,
retrieve & reintroduce endangered languages.

This site will be developed to share skills on methods for working with endangered languages between language maintenance practitioners in the region broadly bounded by Australia, Indonesia, East Timor and Melanesia, including:

* documentation
* recording
* data management and archiving
* transcribing
* digitising
* training

Practical advice and links will also address techniques for retrieving linguistic information from archival sources and for programs to revive and reintroduce languages.

Thursday, October 20, 2005

Awaye on anniversary of hand-back of Uluru

Has interviews with Anangu people in Pitjantjatjara/Yaanykuntjatjara.

Wednesday, October 19, 2005

Hindsight - 16/10/2005: Donald Thomson 1901 - 1970: Anthropologist, Zoologist and Photographer

Wednesday, October 12, 2005

The production of indigenous knowledge in intellectual property law

Negotiating Place in Colonial Darwin: Interactions between Aborigines and Whites

The Australian aboriginal collection in the Museum fur Volkerkunde, Berlin and the making of cultural ide

Alignment and Adjacency in Optimality Theory: evidence from Warlpiri and Arrernte

The Customs and Traditions of the Aboriginal Natives of North Western Australia

The Aborigines of Western Australia Index

Word Structure in Ngalakgan

Monday, October 10, 2005

Part 1 - Debates - Wednesday 24 August 2005 - NT Hansard

Debate on Indigenous Education policy in the NT Parliament, includes some discussion of bilingual education and the role of schools in language preservation.

Foundation For Endangered Languages Issue 24.

Review of relevance to those working on endangered languages. Includes reviews of Austin (2003) on endangered language documentation, and Thangani Bunuba (Bunuba stories).

Sunday, October 09, 2005

Jarlmadangah Burru Aboriginal Community

Jarlmadangah Community's web page.

Monday, October 03, 2005

The opal that turned into fire

Not a new title.

LibraryThing

Now indexes the National Library of Australia.
See updates at http://www.librarything.com/blog/ and

Forensic Linguistics

Includes several articles of both general interest to those interested in Native Title and legal issues as well as 2 articles specifically about Australian languages.

Link goes to table of contents page.

Contents

Introduction
Michael Cooke, Diana Eades and Sandra Hale

The gum syndrome: predicaments in court interpreting
Ruth Morris

The impact of court interpreting on the coerciveness of leading questions
Susan Berk-Seligson

Interpreters’ treatment of discourse markers in courtroom questions
Sandra Hale

Questioning in interpreted testimony
Azucena C. Rigney

Bilingual legal interpreter education
Virginia Benmaman

The right to interpreting and translation services in New Zealand courts
Chris Lane, Katherine McKenzie-Bridle and Lucille Curtis

Redressing the imbalance: Aboriginal people in the criminal justice system
Dean Mildren

Interpreting for the transcript: problems in recording Aboriginal land claim proceedings in northern Australia
Michael Walsh

Awards highlight Indigenous culture preservation. 03/10/2005. ABC News Online

Sunday, October 02, 2005

Codes of Ethics Online - Education and Academia

A compilation of codes of ethics in academia.
Barry Alpher: review article
Barry Blake - Languages of the South-Eastern mainland of Australia
ALS 2004: Christina Pentland and Mary Laughren
ALS 2004: Bill McGregor
ALS 2004: Brett Baker
Book Reviews - AJL 25/2
Word Order Pragmatics and Narrative Functions in Garrwa
ODIN - The Online Database of Interlinear Text
RNLD: Resource Network for Linguistic Diversity
Awaye on anniversary of hand-back of Uluru
Hindsight - 16/10/2005: Donald Thomson 1901 - 1970: Anthropologist, Zoologist and Photographer
The production of indigenous knowledge in intellectual property law
Negotiating Place in Colonial Darwin: Interactions between Aborigines and Whites
The Australian aboriginal collection in the Museum fur Volkerkunde, Berlin and the making of cultural ide
Alignment and Adjacency in Optimality Theory: evidence from Warlpiri and Arrernte
The Customs and Traditions of the Aboriginal Natives of North Western Australia
The Aborigines of Western Australia Index
Word Structure in Ngalakgan
Part 1 - Debates - Wednesday 24 August 2005 - NT Hansard
Foundation For Endangered Languages Issue 24.
Jarlmadangah Burru Aboriginal Community
The opal that turned into fire
LibraryThing
Forensic Linguistics
Awards highlight Indigenous culture preservation. 03/10/2005. ABC News Online
Codes of Ethics Online - Education and Academia