VIDEO: Rocky students to learn Darumbal language at school

By Zhanae Conway-Dodd
The Morning Bulletin

DECEMBER 18, 2015 – Darumbal elder Nhaya Nicky Hatfield doesn't care who you are or what colour your skin is; if she has the opportunity to teach you about her culture and language, she will.

Nhaya Nicky has waited years for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander languages to be taught in schools across Australia and on Wednesday the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority announced they would do just that.

The Aboriginal elder has been sharing her people's culture with Crescent Lagoon students for eight years now and takes pride in knowing Darumbal culture will be kept alive through those younger generations.

Read Full Article: Conway-Dodd, Zhanae. “VIDEO: Rocky Students To Learn Darumbal Language At School“. Rockhampton Morning Bulletin. N. p., 2015. Web. 21 Dec. 2015.

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