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With or Without Speech: Arandic Sign Language from Central Australia

Green, Jennifer; Wilkins, David

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Australia is home to Indigenous sign languages of varying degrees of complexity. In this paper we describe some of the features of the sign language(s) used in Arandic speaking communities of Central Australia. These sign languages have been referred to as alternate because they are semiotic systems that are not usually the primary mode of communication of a community, but rather a form of communication used alongside other semiotic systems, including speech and drawing practices. We give...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/71256
Source: Australian Journal of Linguistics
DOI: 10.1080/07268602.2014.887407

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