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Taking to the airwaves: a strategy for language revival

Amery, Rob

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The re-introduction of an Indigenous language into an English-speaking community presents an enormous challenge. School programs, workshops and songwriting projects have typically been the starting point for language reclamation with small numbers of participants involved. Increasingly, reclaimed languages are being used in public to give speeches of “Welcome to Country” or by choirs in the singing of songs. At the same time, reclaimed languages are appearing in signage and works of art....[Show more]

CollectionsANU Conference publications
Date published: 2012-10
Type: Conference paper
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/9280

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