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Language rights and Indigenous human rights in Central Australia

Holcombe, Sarah; Anderson Nampitjinpa, A


In this Policy Insights paper we use the successful COVID-19 health messaging in an Indigenous language as a lever to explore the ways in which communication rights for Anangu are coupled with their collective rights as Indigenous Australians, as a particular strand of human rights. There is a fundamental relationship between the recognition of language rights and Anangu being able to more readily realise other human rights. This extends beyond issues of comprehension and enabling freedom of...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research (CAEPR)
Type: Working/Technical Paper
DOI: 10.25911/SYS3-BT20
Access Rights: Open Access


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