Commuity & Remembrance
Language is extremely important to the Aborigal peoples, Languages carry cultural knowledge, so the loss of a languge means the loss of culture, of aborigal people's
connections to their ancestors. The important thing about language and what it means is that language contains the essence of our ancestors, every word comes from place and identifies people and links to the land, country, the druming ; they are all inderent in languge, therefore it means the people, the land, everything, ' Yolngu elder laurie baymarrwangga
use the interactive map to locate and identify the local language group
the local language group for the illawarra is it is also known as the woddy wod trube.