MDWg Teachers Open Day

Today, MDWg held an open day for local Miriwoong people thinking about becoming Language teachers! We had a great day showcasing what our mob do every day here at the centre, and sharing with young Miriwoong men and women what it’s like to be a Miriwoong Miljing (teacher): the joys and challenges of teaching Language to kids, and why what […]

Horizon Power Community Partnership

Horizon Power Community Partnership helps launch Miriwoong Language Nest Interactive Learning Program! Mirima Dawang Woorlab-gerring is an Indigenous-led, not-for-profit organisation, which is committed to documenting and revitalising Miriwoong, the local Indigenous language of the Kununurra region of the East Kimberley. In supporting our organisation by sponsoring the purchase of a laptop and a digital interactive e-board, Horizon Power has directly […]

Language Centre develops exciting new resource

Mirima Dawang Woorlab-gerring announces launch of their new “Learn Miriwoong!” App Kununurra— 7 December 2020 — Miljib yarrenkoo Miriwoo-biny! Let’s all learn Miriwoong! Today, during the Pre-Primary Miriwoong Language Nest lesson at St Joseph’s Primary School, Kununurra, Mirima Dawang Woorlab-gerring Language and Culture Centre (MDWg) launched their new “Learn Miriwoong!” App.  MDWg’s “Learn Miriwoong!” app is based on the Miriwoong […]

Press Release: Concerns over Federal funding for Australian Indigenous languages

Press Release: Concerns over Federal funding for Australian Indigenous languages

Dear Prime Minister, I would like to draw your attention to the attached media release with regard to the funding provided to Indigenous languages. Indigenous Australians warmly welcome the recently released Closing the Gap agreement, which includes the increased use of Indigenous languages as one of the 10-year targets. This is also in line with the upcoming UNESCO-declared Decade of […]

Internship Opportunity

July 2020 update: Due to COVID-19 restrictions and travel limitations, this offer applies to current residents of Western Australia only. Mirima Dawang Woorlab-gerring Language and Culture Centre (MDWg) is an Aboriginal organisation seeking to preserve and revitalise the Miriwoong language of the East Kimberley region of Western Australia. Our language revitalisation initiatives include a wide range of activities, including a […]