The ‘Aceh Method’: archiving the endangered languages of vernacular architecture
Wangkarra : communication and the verbal arts of Australia’s Western Desert
Flooded Lands, Forgotten Voices: Safeguarding the Indigenous Languages and Intangible Heritage of the Nubian Nile valley
Disappearing Dialect: the Idu-Mishmi Language of Arunachal Pradesh(India)
The Intangible Cultural Heritage of Wales: a Need for Safeguarding?
The Documentation of Endangered Altaic Languages and the Creation of a Digital Archive to safeguard linguistic diversity
Delrick Holland, Wilurarra Creative Studio, 2010.
Graphic elements in a sand story, representing people (‘U’ shapes), a fire, artefacts, and an enclosing shelter. Drawing by Elizabeth Marrkilyi Ellis.
Joella Butler, 2013. ‘Tjalaku – Going for honey ants in the Toyota’.
Tjarlirli by Esther Giles, 2016. This painting is of the waterholes and sandhills of Esther Giles’ traditional country around Tjarlirli.
Katrina Giles and Joella Butler using a storywire.
Leaves and other small objects are used to represent characters in sand stories.
The WDVA team documenting sand storytelling in the Ngaanyatjarra Lands.
Purrungu by Elizabeth Marrkilyi Ellis, 2016. This painting is of the country around Purrungu which was created by the Kutungu Woman in the Tjukurrpa
Nubian musician playing the traditional Nubian instrument - kisir
Lake Nubia/Nasser, part of the Nubian submergence area created by the Aswan High Dam. Many ancient Nubian towns, villages and places are drowned under these waters.
ELAR archive homepage – a digital repository for Nubian documentation
New Nubian social spaces in Absambal (Abu Simbel), Egypt.
The Nubian Languages and Culture Project launch poster
The First Nubian Culture and Tourism Festival brochure
The skulls of sacrificed mithuns are hung on the walls of houses to demonstrate the wealth of the household.
An Idu woman at her loom.
Idu children in traditional dress.
Pachu Pulu, an igu (priest) conducting a ritual during the Reh festival in February 2014.
Browse by lexical category within semantic field.
Center for Language Diversity – the ASK REAL digital archive.
A scene from the field research project on the Dolgan language in Yakutsk, Sakha.