Yagarabul languages: The Gifts and Challenges of working with historic language records
Presenters: Gaja Kerry Charlton, Barry A. Brown, Hana Hamilton
This presentation will introduce the Wulara-Nguru, an ongoing historical language mapping project since 2007, led by Yagara Elder, Gaja Kerry Charlton and Barry Brown. Attention will be given to the gems found along the way, the gifts left in the historical records and the challenges of addressing historical errors through community language repatriation efforts.