Saturday, May 15, 2021

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Tag: Apmere angkentye-kenhe

Time to sleep, little ones – Arrernte way

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It seems likely that all peoples have in common the need to help young children go to sleep at night and it is charming to experience this by the fireside with Arrernte story-tellers  in ICTV'S series, Our Bedtime Stories, launched locally last night, writes KIERAN FINNANE.

Ilerngere unte apetyeme? 

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It means ‘When are you coming?’ in Mparntwe's first language, Arrernte. And the place to go is the Apmere angkentye-kenhe (Place for language) in the Yellow House behind Flynn Church.

Land needs language

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The centre of town will be humming with the sound of its first language, when Apmere angkentye-kenhe kicks off for its second season next week.

Respect language and the loss of language: NAIDOC forum

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There are a lot of different Aboriginal language groups in this town and,  within the Arrernte world, a lot of different experiences of language. KIERAN FINNANE reports.

I’m not kungka, I’m arelhe

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The Pitjantjatjara word for woman, 'kungka', has become well known, but Pitjantjatjara is not the language of this place, Arrernte is, and  ‘arelhe’ is the Arrernte word for woman. KIERAN FINNANE reports.

How's your Arrernte going? Mwerre?

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On Wednesday there'll be a chance to test your progress and in the meantime there are plenty of fun learning aides, including a "No Shame" practice room, to help you get your tongue around the pronunciation.

Words that everyone who lives here should know!

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"Arriving at Apmere angkentye-kenhe hub, a bit apurrke (tired) as the arltele (daytime) was coming to an end, I was met by a familiar atmosphere," writes RONJA HONEY MOSS, following last Friday's launch of a unique challenge for Alice locals.

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