“It’s a magical piece of theatre” – Sybil Nolan, Herald Sun
“The most important event for local audiences to see this Festival” – Andi Moore, Artszine
“It does honour to the festival that has presented it” – John Slavin, The Age
“A pure gift” – Alison Croggon, Theatre Notes
“An inclusive plea for understanding and justice” – Miriam Cosic, The Australian
Ngapartji Ngapartji was a community development and Indigenous language maintenance/revitalisation project produced by the Australian arts and social change company Big hARTconducted in various locations across the Anangu, Pitjantjatjara and Yankunytjatjara (APY) Lands in Central Australia and in Alice Springs. The project ran from 2005 to 2010 with spin-off projects and related performances creating a strong legacy beyond this timeline. The project was structured around an experimental and reflexive arts-based community development program which included the creation of an online interactive language and culture learning website by Pitjantjatjara-speaking young people, elders and linguists; a bilingual touring theatre work and a media campaign promoting the development of an Australian national Indigenous language policy.