Learn how to map your language


In this course, you will learn the fundamentals of using Google Earth Pro - especially the navigation and customisation tools available to you. We will detail how to add places to your map, any supporting multimedia for those places, and other cool customisations tools that can help you with your personal or work mapping project. How to download and install Google Earth Pro
How to use Google Earth Pro’s navigation tools
How to add images, video, and custom icons to your map
How to save and share your projects
How to create an image of your map and draw on your images
Direct to Digital method for recording indigenous placenames


Andrew Dowding is the Managing Director of Winyama. Andrew’s role is to manage and guide Winyama, create opportunities for the team to grow into their roles and most importantly to generate work for the organisation to be sustainable. Andrew is from the Ngarluma traditional owner group and grew up between Perth, Sydney, and the Pilbara. Andrew has a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Sydney majoring in both Anthropology and History, and is a current PhD candidate in Indigenous Arts and Cultural Development at the University of Melbourne. Andrew has lived and worked in a range of places from Perth, Broome, Arnhem Land, Los Angeles, Sydney, New Delhi and Roebourne. Each of these places has influenced the skills and experience that he brings to his current role. Andew’s major professional roles have been in the fields of Native Title, ethnographic heritage survey and more recently in Indigenous mapping. Andrew’s passion is Indigenous mapping and the use of technology for cultural safeguarding. He co-founded Winyama in 2018 to provide more opportunity for Indigenous people to work in the geospatial industry and within the broader digital economy.