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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:


https://www.abc.net.au/news/2021-06-19/australian-indigenous-sign-languages/100185504?utm_campaign=news-article-share-control&utm_content=link&utm_medium=content_shared&utm_source=abc_news_web



Takataka poster of Indigenous hand signs.

Supplied: Dr Jennifer Green



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