Saturday 6pm. Repeated: Tuesday 9pm and Thursday 1am. (Sydney time)
Official Spin: Awaye! covers music (from the yidaki and gumleaf to techno), arts, spirituality, politics, dance, literature, theatre – in short, the healthy and vibrant diversity of Aboriginal culture across the country. Awaye! is also a showcase for features and documentaries produced by indigenous people overseas, including Māori, Polynesian, native American, and South African broadcasters.
Word Up: Shaun Davies – Linguistic and Yugambeh man Shaun Davies shares a word you may have come across before but as Shaun explains when you look at the formation of the word it goes much deeper.
Deepening the conversation and what ‘ngarraanga’ means – If you could listen to country, what would you hear? We explore the concept of ‘deep listening’ and bring you a special episode of Word Up about that that very thing.
Pass it on: preserving Indigenous languages – A panel discusses the purpose of language revival – is it fluency, dual naming or just a wider recognition of Australia’s first languages?