Aunty Fay Muir

Aunty Fay Muir

Biography

Aunty Fay Muir works at the Victorian Aboriginal Corporation for Languages in Melbourne, which looks after the language collection for the Victorian Aboriginal communities throughout Victoria, housing many old references from many different libraries throughout Australia. It’s a one stop reference library for many of the Victorian language groups to use.

Fay is working with her own Boon wurrung language, recording and putting language into the data base for future and present generations. Fay has a Bachelor of Arts in Education (Primary) and is also a nurse.

She works with the community linguist at VACL and presents language related workshops to community members who are reclaiming their languages, as well as universities and TAFEs that are interested in understanding the many and challenging aspects of language reclamation. As well as the education system, she teaches language in the justice system.

All sessions featuring Aunty Fay Muir

Listening In: Exploring Culture, Identity and Connection to Country

19 Nov 2017
2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Geelong Gallery
51 Little Malop Street, Geelong