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The educational importance and preservation of language through oral history and song.

I wish to show how music can represent the best way of preserving language and also how it can be used to educate future generations whether it be used in a traditional or contemporary manner.   My first example is … Continue reading

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Time to read the obituaries.

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Australia National Anthem in Pitjantjatjara

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Lovely to see a small fusion of cultures….

Carla Quigley

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Living the Language – Australia: The Aboriginal People

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Coding cultural riches: Investigating indigenous languages in Australia

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Linguist Dr Rachel Nordlinger discusses how Australian Aboriginal languages are researched and how particular indigenous tongues grow at the expense of others as communities migrate. Presented by Jennifer Cook

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