35000 people in the NT speak an Indigneous language at home
NAIDOC week is about celebrating the history, culture and achievements of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
This year the theme is 'Our languages matter’ and Colleen Rosas is the NAIDOC patron for the Top End. She has dedicated 17 years of her life to the Aboriginal Interpreter Service which sees 300 interpreters work across 33 languages.
Richard Margetson spoke to Colleen Rosas at the beginning of NAIDOC Week 2017.
Duration: 11min 28sec