Indigenous language work and the 2007 Deadlys

Thanks to Daryn McKenny (and check out the Arwarbukarl Indigenous Language and Information Technology Blog that he’s involved in) for alerting us to the online voting for the Deadlys – national awards for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander music, sport, entertainment and community achievement. Voting closes in a couple of days – 21st September.
A couple of names familiar to people working with Indigenous languages – Greg McKellar is up for “Outstanding Achievement in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Education” – he’s been working at Bourke on Indigenous language programs for many years now.
And Gary Williams is up for “Broadcaster of the Year” – he’s chairperson of the Goori Broadcasters Association of Nambucca Heads – and he’s also a longtime and tireless worker on Indigenous language programs via the Many Rivers Language Centre.
Cast your vote online… Only one vote accepted per machine…

1 thought on “Indigenous language work and the 2007 Deadlys”

  1. Thanks Jane for posting this on your blog (and mentioning our blog), shame on me for also missing Uncle Gary as a nominee. Good Luck to Uncle Deadly Greg and Uncle Deadly Gary.

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