Rdaka-rdaka ‘Sign language’ is an important part of communication at Willowra. There are many signs for people, animals, plants, kin relationships, times, feelings and actions.
We held this workshop at Wirliyajarrayi Learning Centre to record Rdaka-rdaka from senior women in Willowra and to support language teaching and learning.
Signers: Lucy Nampijinpa Martin, Peggy Nampijinpa Martin and Lillian Nakamarra Long.
Camera: Janelle Naparrurla Ross and Cecilia Nampijinpa Martin
Facilitators: Julie Napaljarri Kitson, Petronella Varzon-Morel, Jenny Green and Margaret Carew.