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Werte! Emoji nhenhe-areye arrwekele anthurre Australia-kenhe. Tyerretye Arrernte-areye itnenhe mpwareke, Arrernte-kenhe apmerenge.


Tyerretye anwernekenhe-arle itnenhe-areye mpwareke. Arrernte ilyernpenye-areye 

help-eme-ileme angkentye arratye​le arrernetyeke.

Australia’s first set of Indigenous emojis made on Arrernte land in Mparntwe/Alice Springs.
They were made by hundreds of young people with senior Arrernte cultural advisors for you to use!

Download the app!

Over the 2018 summer school holidays, young people in Mparntwe/Alice Springs worked with Arrernte linguists, elders, artists and designers decolonise the internet by learning to design and make a new sticker set of emojis relevant to their culture and lives. Read more.

You can use the emojis by downloading the free app.




2020 Prix Ars Electronica

Honorary Mention

Recognised in the world's biggest media arts competition, Indigemoji received an Honorary Mention in the Digital Communities Category, out of more than 3000 submissions


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2020 Webby Award


Indigemoji was named an Honoree in the Public Service & Activism Category which recognise apps facilitating political change, social movement, human rights, public education and reform, or revolution


Akaltye-le anthetyeke awetye-ke // 

To teach to listen

Awene-akerle atnanpintyeme is a voice-activated computer game made with the Indigemojis. It was designed by a group of 16 year-old students at Centralian Senior School in Mparntwe as part of a ten week machine learning program

Play the game or read more!

With thanks to the

2021 Processing Foundation Fellowship