Linguist Nick Thieberger Visit

Left to Right: Charmaine Councillor, Gloria Dann, John Sherwood,

Jackie Coffin, Nick Thieberger and Denise Smith-Ali.

Beth Blond, Gloria Dann, John Sherwood

Jackie Coffin, Nick Thieberger and Denise Smith-ali

Linguist Denise Smith-Ali invited Linguist Nick Thieberger to present the Daisy Bates Collection in a workshop hosted by the Noongar Boodjar Language Centre on the 12th April 2018.

It was great to have the opportunity to spend time with Nick and to showcase our newly established language centre. Elder Gloria Dann provided a Welcome to Country along with Education officer Charmaine Councillor with a formal introduction. Others who attended were CDU (Charles Darwin University) Student Bethia Blond along with UNE (University of New England) masters student Jackie Coffin and John Sherwood a researcher who has continued to support the Noongar language for many years.

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