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National Talkblack 251120

We had:

Jean-Christophe Verstraete, linguist and Umpithamu dictionary author discussing the release of the dictionary. A Dictionary of Umpithamu is the first comprehensive dictionary of a Cape York language to be published over two decades, The work, includes notes on Middle Paman, is released through AIATSIS.

Uncle Eric Law AM, Vietnam veteran and Murgon RSL Sub-branch vice-president talking about how on Thursday 12th November a historic moment occurred in Murgon when the Aboriginal; flag was hoisted for the first time at Sir James Heading Memorial Park.

Senior Constable Nicole O’Rourke from Edmonton Police joined by Senior Constable Adam Frew who is the founder and author of Yarrie Yarns. Yarrie Yarns is a social change project that shares First Nations peoples stories otherwise known as yarns for inspiration, motivation, education, empowerment and reconciliation.

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