Ricky Buchanan

Ricky Buchanan is a Gumbaygnirr man from New South Wales.Ricky has been learning his language bit by bit over roughly 13 years and is still learning. He enjoys learning his language as it gives him a sense of pride in himself and his people. Ricky is always happy to learn about his language and culture as it helps him to piece together who he is and where he fist into this world.

Ricky made this presentation to share the work he is doing to help revive his language. Ricky teaches language to Primary and high schools in his community. He also runs a youth leadership program. This video was presented at the Puliima, the 2017 Indigenous Languages and Technology forum in Cairns, to promote the work Ricky is doing in his community for his language.