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Ayakwa : a publication of the Anindilyakwa Land Council



Ayakwa : a publication of the Anindilyakwa Land Council

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Anindilyakwa Land Council newsletter


Anindilyakwa Land Council


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Date:2012-11; October/November; Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).; This publication contains may contain links to external sites. These external sites may no longer be active.




Groote Eylandt (N.T.); Anindilyakwa Land Council; Aboriginal Australians; Land tenure; Periodicals

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Issue 11, October/November 2012 Edition

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12 | CMYK SPOT A Ayakwa | A PUBLICATION OF THE ANINDILYAKWA LAND COUNCIL assistant Teacher roland nundhirribala was recognised for his dedication to his own learning during adult Learners Week in September. Roland works with Angurugu middle years boys and is enrolled in a Certificate Three in Education Support Work through Batchelor Indigenous Institute of Tertiary Education. This years theme for Adult Learners Week was Digital Literacy: Connecting and learning through technology. Roland submitted a short film talking about the importance of education, made using his own iPad. He won a Coles voucher for his efforts. Principal Kristie Lloyd said that building capacity in Indigenous Support Staff was a key priority of the school and particularly important for engaging students. Art mirrors improve students language boys build furniture to take home Transition students from angurugu school have been having fun making and decorating frames for their own mirrors. Teacher Sarah Watson said the students are also using the mirrors to draw self portraits. More importantly, the mirrors are a great way for students to learn and practise sounds in the English language, Sarah said. angurugu Schools senior boys have been building benches in the schools Technical block. Student Jaydrian Mamarika said they had to draw a plan first. They used square grid paper to work out how many people the seat would be used by and the best height and length for comfortable sitting. Student Gideon Wurramarrba said they then had to measure and cut out the materials from a timber stack located at the school. They then took the timber inside and began converting it into a piece of furniture that they could take home and use. EFForT: roland nundhirribala is learning and helping others to learn, including middle years boys, Dominic Lalara, Jared Wurramarrba and Kurtis Lalara. award for roland arTISTS: Jabrielle nunggarragula, Shanelle Wurramara, Shakira Lalara and Monique Wurramarrba show off their finished mirrors. WorK oF arT: a finished bench made by Gideon Wurramarrba. EDuCaTIon

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