How does it feel when your language disappears?

In Topic 6 we’ll be looking at the extinction and endangerment of Aboriginal languages, and asking what it means to people on a personal, individual level to lose their language. This short film  taken by Bruce Birch, is of Joy Williams Malwagag talking about her fears for the future of Iwaidja, a highly endangered language of Northwestern Arnhem Land.

Nick Reid 28.02.12

external link: http://vimeo.com/24300517

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