July 13, 2022

Episode 13: Indigenous Languages

This episode of Yarn Quest pays tribute to our First Nations language keepers, teachers and learners.

About the Show

Yarnies Lilah, Sunday, Sibyl, Cedar, Winter, Tane, Pania and baby Walu share some yarns and songs all about their mob, Country and languages including Bundjalung, Gathang, Ngiyampaa and Gomeroi. This episode is hosted by Aunty Jazlie Davis and Uncle Jesse Hodgetts, who share a beautiful song Gathang together from Biripai Country, and they even translate the whole Yarn Quest introduction in Gathang and Ngiyampaa languages! This episode’s expert is Nathan Brennan, Gumbayngirr language teacher! Don’t know the history of First Nations languages on this continent? Well Kira’s Fact Break will help you learn all about it! Jump on in and learn all about NAIDOC week.

A huge thank you to Aunty Jazlie, Uncle Jesse and yarnies Lilah, Sunday, Sibyl, Cedar, Winter, Tane, Pania and baby Walu for their help with this episode.

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Expert Guest: Nathan Brennan

Hosted by: Brooke Scobie, Jazlie Davis & Jesse Hodgetts

Executive Producer: Jade Goodwin

Producers: Tully De Vries & Brooke Scobie

Mixing and editing by: Brooke Scobie & Travis De Vries

Artwork by: Jade Goodwin 

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