Chapter 1: In the first chapter I present a brief overview of the Nakkara language and its
speakers. We look firstly at the linguistic type and point out that Nakkara belongs to the
Non-Pama Nyungan family of Australian languages. Some of the salient features of the
language are pointed out and comparisons drawn with other languages in the area.
Alternative names used to refer to this language are listed, followed by descriptions of the
traditional land estates of Nakkara speakers. The...[Show more]
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