Hi everyone, it’s been a while since we’ve posted anything. Since then we’ve been spending a lot of time in and out of community putting this app together. Wanta Jampijinpa Pawu-Kurlpurlurnu has spent a month or so in Canberra with us creating content and helping us express Warlpiri ideas around resilience. The next steps are … More Kurdiji 1.0 is not far off…
Thanks to the generosity and support of thousands of people, including volunteers, advisers and financial backers, Kurdiji 1.0 app is underway. We have spent one extended period in community and have a very rough working prototype. Our crowdfunding campaign brought in $250,000 – only $30,000 short of our original (very ambitious) goal. And while we … More Kurdiji 1.0 is making progress!
Thanks to the following people who are supporting the Kurdiji project by donating today; Alison Fuller, Caroline Horobin, Cheryl Alldridge, Daya Pepper, Fiona Whittaker, Jamie Vicente, Kylie Garcelon, Mason Rothwell, Nelle Mawson, Paul Atkins, Sam Oster. Also thank you to our 1 Anonymous donor. We have raised $118,359 of our $280k goal to date to … More Thank you!
Thanks to the following people who are supporting the Kurdiji project by donating today; Joan Cornish, Margaret Hollingdale, Marion Orchison, Marjory Salles, Nicole Lambert, Shifrah Blustein, Weston Chloe. Also thank you to our 2 Anonymous donors. We have raised $117,659 of our $280k goal to date to help realise the Kurdiji 1.0 app and help … More Thank you!
“Out of the land, our sounds become our words, our words become our stories, our stories become our songs, our songs become our ceremonies, our ceremonies become our teachings, our teachings become our beliefs, our beliefs become our law, and through that, we are strong and know who we are, wherever and whatever we are … More Wanta Jampijinpa on Ngurra-kurlu
Kurdiji 1.0 Aboriginal suicide prevention app is in its last week of crowdfunding! So we’d like to share with you, again, these video by Warlpiri elder Wanta Jampijinpa Pawu-Kurlpurlurnu, who is the force behind this initiative. Wanta and other elders from Lajamanu are creating an app to share the life-saving ideas of Kurdiji with the … More Wanta Jampijinpa on Kurdiji
Rock stays Earth stays I die and put my bones in cave or earth. Soon my bones become earth … All the same. My spirit has gone back to my country … My mother. (Big Bill Niedjie) Despite Aboriginal custom traditionally refusing to allow the faces of people who have died to be shown, … More Big Bill Niedjie’s bone ceremony
Kurdiji 1.0 Aboriginal suicide prevention app is in its final week of crowdfunding and we need your help! Warlpiri elders are using technology to reconnect young Aboriginal people, all over the country, with culture, community and country. This film shows three dances of traditional Aboriginal dance performed by the beautiful David Gulpilil. The Emu and … More David Gulpilil dances