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Tinkerbee Eastern and Central Arrernte Cross-Cultural & Interpretation Service is owned and operated by Kumalie (Rosalie) Riley, an Arrernte woman from Alice Springs with spiritual affiliations and connections to the land, hereditary from her grandmother.

Kumalie is a well known Arrernte Elder and artist with many years of experience teaching Arrernte language in local Alice Springs primary schools and in adult education.

She has contributed to widely-acclaimed publications such as the Eastern and Central Arrernte to English Dictionary, and the Eastern and Central Arrernte Picture Dictionary (both published by the Institute for Aboriginal Development).

Kumalie is a highly experienced interpreter and translator, and is frequently called upon to assist with court interpreting and recording radio, television and DVD scripts in Eastern/Central Arrernte.

 Tinkerbee offers the following services:

  • Arrernte Welcome to Country and Acknowledgements
  • Lessons in Aboriginal Protocol and Etiquette
  • Cross Cultural Awareness Workshops
  • Aboriginal Art & Craft Workshops
  • Cultural Advice
  • Women’s Cultural Performances
  • Eastern/Central Arrernte Interpretation & Translations
  •  Arrernte Language Beginners Classes


Please Contact Us For Further Information:

Tinkerbee Eastern & Central Arrernte Cross-Cultural & Interpretation Service
ABN:  39 983 291 714

Phone: 0457 132 153

Email us here.


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