Indigenous languages

Key to library resources

Access anywhere with a library card In the Library (or anywhere with a Library card for NSW residents)
Available to access in the library Only in the Library
Publicly available online Publicly available

Torres Strait Islands

Resources for the Torres Strait Islands

Rediscovering indigenous languages

Hidden gems

Watch this video, Hidden Gems:The Role of Libraries & Archives in Cultural Revitalisation to learn more about reviving Indigenous languages.  

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Do you know more about Indigenous languages? Get involved! You can help us add to our Indigenous languages collections.

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The word lists of Indigenous languages in these resources were compiled by non-Indigenous explorers, surveyors, first settlers, missionaries, anthropologists and linguists. There may be inaccuracies or errors in translation.