"Internationally, every two weeks at least one Indigenous Language disappears. Digitisation is the quickest way to get a record of a language and stop that trend... If our languages disappear everything about us disappears... the Aboriginal people of Australia are the oldest living race. We have the oldest religion, the oldest traditions, the oldest languages, and we are not going to let that go."
Story by Bill Bennett, The Age, 6th September 2007
The article talks about how Arwarbukarl developed a computer program called Miromaa to assist in the rate of language loss for Aboriginal languages and Miromaa a back end database for a website currently under development named ‘ourlanguages’.
Daryn McKenny from the Arwarbukarl Cultural Resource Association (ACRA) gave a passionate demonstration called Modern Ways for Ancient Words at the 9th Australian Computer Conference for Seniors which was held at the Powerhouse Museum Sydney in August.