Goldfields Aboriginal Arts Trail brochure launch

GALCAC will be launching the Goldfields Aboriginal Arts Trail brochure on Tuesday 2nd March at 5pm at the Museum of the Goldfields. The Goldfields Aboriginal Arts Trail brochure has taken close to 10 years to develop. The brochure provides the public with the locations of Aboriginal arts centres in the Goldfields region, contact details and […]

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Speak, Read and Write Goldfields Aboriginal Languages course 2021

The ‘Speak, Read and Write Goldfields Aboriginal Languages’ course dates for 2021 have been set. The dates are below and the booking form can be found here. This 2-hour course will cover the sounds found in the languages, teach you how to pronounce them, teach you a way to read and way to write the […]

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Cultural Competency Training 2021

Dates have been set for CCT in 2021. This course provides participants with an overview on how to develop their personal cultural competency, Goldfields Aboriginal history, theory and two models which inform work practices. The cost of the course includes the manual, all course materials, morning tea and lunch at the Goldfields Language Centre. The […]

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New Mirniny Language Alphabet Chart

GALC is very pleased to release a new alphabet chart for the Mirniny language. This chart was created from detailed analysis of historical records and a few tape recordings of the Mirniny language, thanks to linguist, Jackie Coffin. Chart copies of the alphabet suitable for the wall, classroom or office are available from GALC at […]

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New Cundeelee Wangka Body Parts Chart

GALC is pleased to release a new body part chart in the Cundeelee Wangka (CW) language. CW is described by speakers as a south-western dialect of Pitjantjatjarra that creolised on Cundeelee Mission into its current form. The body part chart is available¬†here as a free download. Now available in a beautiful, laminated poster at GALC […]

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Wangka Youtube Channel

The Goldfields Aboriginal Language Centre is very pleased to announce that we now have a YouTube channel! The films made by GALC in the last 5 years will be on this channel. Check it out! The films produced for the Nintila: 5-Minute Phone Film Competition 2019 are all uploaded. We look forward to seeing the films […]

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Speak, Read and Write Goldfields Aboriginal Languages Course 2020

GALC is very pleased to offer a new course to the public. ‘Speak, Read and Write Goldfields Aboriginal Languages’ is a 2-hour course designed to teach the participant how to pronounce the languages of the region correctly. The course also teaches participants how to read and write the languages. We can assure you, it is […]

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Cultural Competency Training for 2020

CCT Presenter, Les Schultz, presenting a CCT certificate to the Hon. Kyle McGinn 2019 GALC is again running the full-day Cultural Competency Training in 2020. Further info on the CCT course can be found here. The course will be run on the following monthly dates. Group bookings for between 10-20 people can be made a […]

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Nintila 5-minute Phone Film Competition Winners Announced!

Announcing the winners of the Nintila: 5-minute Phone Film Competition 2019. Category 1: Youth aged 16-22 ‘Kuuti’, Wingellina Youth Category 2: Women aged 23+ ‘Nyamanka’ Edie Ulrich Category 3: Men aged 23+ ‘Yarnta Yurakaan’ Brian Champion Snr and Brian Champion Jnr Category 4: People’s Choice ‘Lost Boys’, Blackstone Community Congratulations to all the winners! A […]

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Field Linguist Position available

Position Filled Aug 2019. The Goldfields Aboriginal Language Centre is looking for an experienced linguist for the position of Field Linguist. The position is based in Kalgoorlie and entails extensive field work through the Goldfields region on Aboriginal languages. Working with a small, dynamic team in Kalgoorlie, the field linguist will be involved in a […]

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