Goldfields Aboriginal Language Centre

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New Alphabet and Body Part Charts

New alphabet and body part charts are now available at GALC in the following languages: Ngaanyatjarra Pitjantjatjarra Wangkatja Maduwongga Manytjilytjarra Kaalamaya All charts are full colour and printed on rip-proof

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Book Launch: Children’s books

GALC is very pleased to announce the launch of 6 bi-lingual children’s stories written by Goldfields women! The short story books are the first publications for 5 of the authors.

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Map of Goldfields Languages

Goldfields Languages

GALC has produced an updated languages map for the Goldfields region. The map has changed over time as the languages of the region have been studied. This map is current

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Funding Body Visitors

Gay and Justine chat with Kalgoorlie residents Ada Hanson and Brian Hadfield GALC received enjoyed a visit from people from the body which funds the Language Centre. Justine from Canberra

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Daisy Bates Collection Talk

Daisy Bates was a linguist who recorded a massive amount of information about Aboriginal languages, in the late 1800s and early 1900s. The material is referred to as the ‘Bates

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Women’s Book Writing Project

Fancy becoming a published author? Calling Goldfields Aboriginal women who have a children’s story book idea! GALC will be assisting 10 language speaking women to produce their first storybook, in

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Storytime for Toddlers

GALC is very pleased to announce a new ‘Storytime for Toddlers’ program! GALC’s resident storyteller, Carmel, will visit child care centres for a 30 minute Aboriginal storytelling and craft activity

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Maduwongga Phonology Paper Released

GALC is pleased to announce the launch of linguist, Gizem Milonas’s first research paper on the Maduwongga language. ‘Maduwongga Phonology’ can be found on the Wangka website now. Congratulations Gizem

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