New play addresses indigenous language issues
contact.rnld at GMAIL.COM
Sun Oct 24 23:07:52 UTC 2010
A new play by the Yirra Yakin Aboriginal Corporation opens in Perth next
week. Mother's Tongue
contemporary Indigenous story about David and Ngala, a brother and
sister trying to find their way in life after the death of their
grandmother, the keeper of secrets and last custodian of the knowledge of a
whole language group. After her death, David is the only person left alive
that can speak his mother’s tongue.
Mother's Tongue will play from 29 October - 20 November 2010 at YY Theatre
Space, 65 Murray Street, Perth.
Resource Network for Linguistic Diversity
Email: contact.rnld at gmail.com
Ph: +61 (0)4 3186-3727 (mob.)
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