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  • ****** Merry Xmas from all of us at CAAMA Radio *******
    Friday, December 19th, 2014

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  • Yipirinya School Sing For Santa!
    Friday, December 19th, 2014

    Yipirinya got a surprise visit from Santa who brought presents for every student! As a special treat, the school choir sang a deadly song they’ve been working on this year, and they’re sounding great!

  • Living Archive of Aboriginal Languages…
    Friday, December 19th, 2014

     

     

    Charles Darwin University’s Living Archive of Aboriginal Languages project works to preserve endangered Aboriginal languages across the Northern Territory. Among the archives are Christmas stories written in traditional language which are illustrated by the children from the Aboriginal communities. Cathy Bow project manager of the Living Archive of Aboriginal Languages had a chat with Kyle Dowling to discuss the project.

  • Words of wisdom from former N.T. Administrator Ted Egan.
    Thursday, December 18th, 2014

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    A former Northern Territory Administrator who spent a large part of his life living and working alongside Aboriginal people says it is important for their children to receive an education in their own first language.

    Ted Egan who served as Administrator of the Northern Territory from 2003 to 2007 … learned to speak Tiwi while working in the Top End as a 19 year-old.

    Mr Egan,  a veteran Aboriginal land rights supporter and currently completing a  PhD  says if there is a First Language which is spoken, written, researched and understood… then Aboriginal  children should be taught in this language.

  • A Christmas Message from Santa Teresa
    Thursday, December 18th, 2014

    The CAAMA team went down to Ltyentye Apurte and brought back a special Christmas message for all the communities. Have a look at this beautiful community and its residents!

  • Shopping safely online this Festive Season…
    Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

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    Online Shopping can be convenient in just a click of a mouse you’ll have your package on its way straight to your door and with the Festive Season well and truly underway people are turning to online shopping. But Consumer Protection warns people this Christmas to be aware of the risks.

    Dave Hillyard Director of Retail and Services at Consumer Protection  tells  Kyle Dowling  there are preventative measures to avoid becoming a victim of online shopping scams.

     

  • Alice Sees Snow as the Town Band Plays Frosty the Snowman
    Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

    Alice Springs got a taste of snow at the Christmas Carnival last week as a snow machine started a blizzard on the Town Council lawns! It might have been conjured up by the Town Band playing Frosty the Snowman…

  • The First Peoples Disability Network
    Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

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    The First Peoples Disability Network is a national organisation set up by people with a lived experience of disability. The organisation focuses on raising awareness through firsthand experience by communicating with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders living with some form of disability, to become a strong representative voice for them and their families.

    Scott Avery the organisations Policy Director discussed the organisation receiving the improving rights and advocacy award and says it is a result of the hard work to everyone involved and he joined Kyle Dowling to discuss the organisations work over a chat.

  • Bush To Belly Yiyili Community School Students
    Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

    Photo courtesy of Bush To Belly Food Co.

    A Victorian based documentary maker is set to capture how remote Aboriginal students from the Yiyili Community school in the Kimberley Region of Western Australia have learned to developed Barista and food preparation skills. Nell Reidy on of the Documentary film makers talks to Damien Williams from CAAMA radio about the plans to showcase what the students have done so far.

  • Warren H Williams Sings About Spirituality This Christmas
    Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

    While Christmas has many meanings, whether its a religious celebration or spending time with family, but for Warren H Williams, Christmas is about Aboriginal spirituality, Dreamtime stories and loving his land. Listen to this brand new, unreleased track performed at the AMSANT birthday celebration conference with local musicians Dave Crowe, Danielle Young, Katie Harder and Mark McCormack.