Select Publications


Hill C; Turk A, 2016, Manyjilyjarra – English dictionary of Landscape Terms, Kanyirninpa Jukurrpa, Perth

Hill C; Thompson D, 2013, Kuuku Ya’u and Umpila Wordlist, Lockhart River Aboriginal Council, Cairns

Hill C; Thompson D, 2013, Looking inside Kuuku Ya’u and Umpila: A Grammar Guide, Lockhart River Aboriginal Council, Cairns

Hill C; Thompson D, 2012, Umpila and Kuuku Ya’u Language Learners Guide modules 1-8, Lockhart River Aboriginal Council, Cairns

Hill C, 2004, Ku’unchikamu: Kuuku Ngampulungku, Lockhart River Aboriginal Council, Cairns

Book Chapters

Hill C, 2023, 'Language of perception in Umpila', in Levinson S; Majid A (ed.), Oxford Handbook of Language of Perception, Oxford University Press, Oxford

Hill C, 2023, 'An example of rich language documentation: A return to the Old Mission', in TBA

Hill C; Ashmore L, 2020, 'Landscape categorisation in two Middle Paman languages', in Walsh M; Monaghan P (ed.), More than mere words: Essays on language and linguistics in honour of Peter Sutton, University of Adelaide Press, Adelaide, pp. 53 - 81

Hill C, 2010, 'Collaborative narration and cross-speaker repetition in Umpila and Kuuku Ya'u', in Baker B; Ilana M; Harvey M; Gardener R (ed.), Indigenous Language and Social Identity: Papers in Honour of Michael Walsh, Pacific Linguistics, Canberra, pp. 237 - 260

Hill C, 2010, 'Emergency language documentation teams: the Cape York Peninsula experience', in Hobson J; Lowe K; Poetsch S; Walsh M (ed.), Re-Awakening Languages: theory and practice in the revitalisation of Australia’s Indigenous languages, Sydney University Press, Sydney, pp. 418 - 432

Journal articles

Poulton T; Hill C, 2023, 'Linguistic Descriptions and Cultural Models of Olfaction in Umpila and English', Language Sciences

Radnan MJ; Li W; Stevens CJ; Hill C; Jones C, 2022, 'Measuring engagement among older adults using a multidimensional approach to communication', Frontiers in Psychology, 13,

Hill C, 2022, 'Multiparty storytelling in Umpila and Kuuku Ya’u', Australian Journal of Linguistics

Hill C, 2022, 'The irrelevance of scale and fixedness in landscape terms in two Aboriginal Australian languages', Linguistics Vanguard, 8, pp. 91 - 100,

Majid A; Roberts SG; Cilissen L; Emmorey K; Nicodemus B; O'Grady L; Woll B; LeLan B; De Sousa H; Cansler BL; Shayan S; De Vos C; Senft G; Enfield NJ; Razak RA; Fedden S; Tufvesson S; Dingemanse M; Ozturk O; Brown P; Hill C; Le Guen O; Hirtzel V; Van Gijn R; Sicoli MA; Levinson SC, 2018, 'Differential coding of perception in the world's languages', Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 115, pp. 11369 - 11376,

Burenhult N; Hill C; Huber J; Van Putten S; Rybka K; San Roque L, 2017, 'Forests: The cross-linguistic perspective', Geographica Helvetica, 72, pp. 455 - 464,

Hill C, 2016, 'Expression of the interpersonal connection between narrators and characters in Umpila and Kuuku Ya'u storytelling', Narrative Inquiry, 26, pp. 257 - 285,

Hill C, 2012, 'Wunderkammer Import Package: A tool for the creation of multimedia dictionaries for mobile phones.', Language Documentation and Conservation, pp. 282 - 291

Hill C, 2011, 'Named and unnamed spaces: Color, kin, and the environment in Umpila', Senses and Society, 6, pp. 57 - 67,

Hill C, 2010, 'Review of the book Discourse and Grammar in Australian Languages ed. by Ilana Mushin and Brett Baker', Studies in Language, pp. 215 - 225


Radnan M; Li W; Stevens CJ; Hill C; Jones C, 2021, Measuring engagement among older adults using a multidimensional analysis of communication: Method Design (Preprint), ,

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