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.
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.
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.
"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.