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Want to learn some Gumbaynggirr and Gamilaraay in Sydney this January? John Giacon passes on this information. Muurrbay Aboriginal Language and Culture Co-operative  and Many Rivers Aboriginal Language Centre, in association with the Koori Centre at the University of Sydney, are facilitating Ngaawa-Garay, a summer school which will offer one week courses in Gumbaynggirr and Gamilaraay from Monday 15 - Friday 19 January, 2007.

The courses will be taught at the Koori Centre, by teaching teams made up of a teacher-linguist and Indigenous language teachers/researchers, and will have a maximum of fifteen students per language.  Because of the need for teachers for these languages, preference will be given to Indigenous people involved in teaching these languages on country, and then to other Indigenous people.

For further details, check here.

Comments

which other summer school do you know?
I found some here http://www.summer-school-programs.com

but what is the url of yours? I would like some references
thankyou

You'll find the details at
http://blogs.usyd.edu.au/elac/summer-school.pdf
It is quite slow to download on a dial-up line. I don't think they have a URL other than that, but maybe John Giacon can comment...

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