Community & Remembrance

Term 3

THE IMPORTANCE OF COUNTRY & PLACE

ABORIGINAL LANGUAGE

Language is extreamly important to the aboriginal people. languages carry cultul knowledge, so the loss of a language maens loss of cultul , of aboriganal people's connection to their ansesters.

"the importance thing about language and what it means is that language contains the essence of our ansesters, every word comes from place and identifies people and links to the land, country,the dreaming:they are all inhearent in language, therefore it means the people,the land,everything."Yolngu Elder Laurie Baymarrwangga.

If my cuture was taken away from my family I wreken all of my culture would feel like as if they were a nobody.

Language is important to the Aboriganal people becuse if they lost it they would not be able to tell there children what they did as a kid.

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