Ngara Yar-re Gna – Hear Say See

Exhibition Date

Wednesday 28 June 2017 to Sunday 27 August 2017




Upcoming Events

Join us in celebrating the strength and diversity of Australia’s Indigenous languages.

Join us this winter as we celebrate the strength and diversity of Indigenous languages in NSW with a series of displays, activities and events.

Discover how Library programs are helping to revitalise Indigenous languages. Find out about the challenges and possibilities of rebuilding living languages from written records. Play with language. Hear and see language. Learn some new language yourself. Focused around this year’s NAIDOC Week theme of ‘Our Languages Matter’, Ngara yar-re gna (pronounced nya-ra yar-ri nya) will highlight the unique language heritage and life of our city and state. 

Lower Ground 1, Macquarie Building

A colour photography of a boy smiling with his on the shoulder of an older, grey haired man.

Me & Pop, 2017, by Lucy Simpson, Yuwaalaraay Woman (North-west NSW), digital artwork from the Library’s online resource My Weekend with Pop: Stories in Aboriginal Languages.

Related events

Also on display

Beauty in Difference: The Street Photography of Jon Lewis

Saturday 4 March 2017 to Sunday 27 August 2017

Lewis highlights our culturally diverse city through images of its people.

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