Elizabeth Marrkilyi Ellis

TypeParty
Party Typeperson
Access PrivilegesCentre of Excellence for the Dynamics of Language
Given NameElizabeth Marrkilyi
SurnameEllis
Brief DescriptionElizabeth is a Ngaatjatjarra educator, interpreter and linguist from the Ngaanyatjarra region of Western Australia
Full DescriptionElizabeth is a Ngaatjatjarra educator, interpreter and linguist from the Ngaanyatjarra region of Western Australia. Ms Ellis is an Indigenous Australian who has made a major and internationally recognised contribution to the study of traditional Indigenous languages. She is a native speaker of three Indigenous languages. In Ngaatjatjarra society, she is recognised as a senior woman with outstanding linguistic skills and mastery of women's knowledge, as well as a master storyteller. Ms Elizabeth Marrkilyi Warnngupayi Ellis received her Honorary Doctorate from ANU this past Friday, the 19th of July.
Email Addresselizabeth.ellis@anu.edu.au
Fields of Research200319 - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Languages
200201 - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Studies
160103 - Linguistic Anthropology
Socio-Economic Objective970120 - Expanding Knowledge in Language, Communication and Culture
950302 - Conserving Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Heritage
950201 - Communication Across Languages and Culture
KeywordsIndigenous Australian culture and languages
Ngaatjatjarra
Status: Published
Published To:
- Australian National University
- Australian National Data Service
Identifier: anudc:6018
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