By Margaret Paul for the ABC.

It's hoped a smartphone application will help revive an Indigenous language in far west New South Wales.

The Menindee Central School is developing an iPad app featuring hundreds of words in Paakantyi.

Only a handful of people speak Paakantyi fluently, and language assistant, Kayleen Kerwin, says she hopes the app will help the language survive.

"I know my voice is going to be there recorded when I'm long gone off this planet," she said.

"That'll be something to live on at the school for future generations." Read the full article.