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Research Assistant, Indigenous Knowledge

Cassandra Algy Nimarra is an artworker at Karungkarni Art and Culture Aboriginal Corporation and a member of the Murnkurrumurnkurru rangers TORAC group. She has worked on many Gurindji and Gurindji Kriol language projects over the past 20 years including the Aboriginal Child Language project (ACLA), the Gurindji sign language project and the Gurindji ethnobiology poster project. She was the joint winner of the 2019 Language Section of the ICTV awards for 15 short Gurindji sign language films, the 2018 Northern Territory Land Resource Management (NT LRM) award for the Gurindji ethnobiology poster series and the 2021 Eureka Award for Interdisciplinary Science for her work on intergenerational language change in the Gurindji community. She is also a co-author of eight academic articles on linguistic aspects of Gurindji Kriol and the new children's book 'Tamarra: A Story of Termites on Gurindji Country' (Hardy Grant, 2023).


  • –present
    Research Assistant, The University of Queensland