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Western Arrarnta Picture Dictionary


The Western Arrarnta language, is spoken every day by about 1500 people in Central Australia. Most speakers live west of Alice Springs. Western Arrarnta -speaking communities include Ntaria (Hermannsberg), Gilbert Springs, Kulpitarra, Ipolera, Undarana, Wallace Rockhole, Red Sand Hill, and Ilmanta (Running Water).

The Western Arrarnta Picture Dictionary is part of an innovative series of illustrated Aboriginal language dictionaries.  This picture dictionary is a valuable resource for school children and their teachers, for Western Arrarnta speakers wanting to learn literacy in their own language, and for anyone wanting to learn about the Western Arrarnta language and culture of Central Australia.