NYINGARN MAKES MANUSCRIPT
SOURCES FOR AUSTRALIAN LANGUAGES AVAILABLE AS SEARCHABLE AND REUSABLE TEXT DOCUMENTS
Nyingarn gathers early language manuscripts from national & state institutions
Nyingarn is a team of chief investigations guided by our Indigenous Steering Committee
Nyingarn converts manuscript images to become searchable, text documents
Nyingarn accepts transcriptions from various sources
“Nyingarn, the echidna travels our manuscripts collecting words to make into sentences.
It is an important journey of language revitalisation.
Language sustains us.”
Theresa Sainty, Pakana woman from Lutruwita (Tasmania)
Nyingarn is funded by Australian Research Council Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment, and Facilities grant # LE200100006
Nyingarn has human ethics approval from the University of Melbourne Office of Research Ethics and Integrity (Ref: 2021-22088-20773-6)
We are guided by the Australia Council for the Arts Protocols for using First Nations Cultural & Intellectual Property in the Arts