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Wilunyu Words of Wisdom

Published on Thursday, 8 December 2022 at 12:34:28 PM


2022 is the beginning of the International Decade of Indigenous Languages, as declared by the United Nations.

Wilunyu is the recognised traditional language of the area central to Geraldton.

To celebrate, a Language Exhibition has been mounted in the Post Office Lane Lightbox Gallery and the Geraldton Regional Library with seven culturally approved Wilunyu words for use.

These words are;

Atha- Crayfish

Banaji- Duck

Bindana- Thunder

Budu- Rain

Girnpa- Wind

Irinyu- River

Wurathu- Swan

Exhibition Opening with Community sausage sizzle will be held 29 September. 

Submit for the next Lightbox Gallery Exhibition

To read the full Artist Brief click here.

To submit an EOI click here.

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