Hands on training of this newly developed Archival database, designed specifically for Language Revitalisation, by Ngarrwaa

 

Participants will require a laptop, iOS or Android device with internet access

Presenters: Rosales Martinez, Cheryl Drayton

Ngarrwaa is VACL’s newly developed Digital Archival Library database. The workshop offered gives hands on training in the access and use of this newly developed Archival database, designed specifically for Language Revitalisation.

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 Rosales Martinez Guadalupe joined the Aboriginal Corporation for Languages early in August 2019, after designing an international program for Indigenous people in the South of Mexico. Rosales brings her 25 years of experience on stakeholder engagement, developing and implementing strategy for how education in colonial settings builds up human capabilities. Her reflective approach to the notion of social justice, ethical practice and governance brings about lenses to further shape VACL’s core aims into the future.

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 Cheryl Drayton is a Kurnai Elder of Gippsland and VACL Treasurer/Director. Cheryl has over 30 years experience in Education and Health supporting Koori students years 7-12 and early childhood development; providing teaching guidance and counselling as well as Indigenous curriculum expertise. She has also held various strategic government positions for the Office of Aboriginal Affairs and the Victorian Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Since retirement from the public sector, Cheryl continues to support her community in roles such as Dhelk Dja Family Chair Inner Gippsland.