A free downloadable booklet is available here which contains the alphabets for each language of the Goldfields region. These book are also available for sale at the GALC office for $5 each.
The booklet contains the alphabet charts of each language and information on how to read and write the words. Information is given as to why particular letters have been chosen to include in each alphabet.
Coming Soon! The sound files to match the alphabet charts in this booklet will be available here very soon.
Here are alphabet charts that may be printed out for families to use at home, for use in schools and other educational programs. Permission is given for printing and use by families and for educational purposes. Any other use, contact GALC.
This alphabet is used by most of the languages of the Goldfields region. Some words may not be found in certain languages and are used as examples only. However most of these words are universal to the Goldfields languages.
The j – tj – th chart covers the 3 dental sounds that are found in languages of the region. Find out which letters your language uses and use that one.
Click on each letter to view the alphabet poster:
The Goldfields Aboriginal Languages Centre's role is the recording, linguistic analysis and creation of preservation documents such as dictionaries and grammars, for the languages of the Goldfields region of WA.