Aboriginal sign languages have been used for thousands of years
an article by Fiona Murphy
ABC News Melbourne
from the article:
Jody Barney is a Birri-Gubba/Woppaburra (Urangan) woman with a kinship to the Gurangi people of Barcaldine and is fluent in 18 Indigenous sign languages...
"I know of about 55 sign languages connected to Aboriginal spoken languages nationwide, but there's probably more."
learn more about her story here:
Takataka poster of Indigenous hand signs.
Supplied: Dr Jennifer Green