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APY Lands student illustrates picture book to boost literacy
[Bethanie Alderson, ABC]
WA Goldfields' first Aboriginal-language dictionary produced by husband-and-wife linguists
Ernabella Anangu School student Kellis Dare Lawrie spent nine months completing the 25 drawings included in the picture book, titled Ananguku Wangka, which was designed to teach children the Pitjantjatjara language.
[Andrew Chounding, ABC]
Developed by the Goldfields Aboriginal Language Centre, the dictionary is made up of about 3,500 words of the Pila Arnangu people, or the Spinifex People, of the south-west Goldfields.
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