COMMUNITY & REMEMBRANCE

TERM 3

THE IMPORTANCE OF COUNTRY & PLACE

ABORIGINAL LANGUAGE


Languge is extremly important to the aboriginal people. Langugees carry cultural knowlege so the loss of a language means the loss of culture,of Aboriginal people connections to their ancestors."the importent thing a languge and what it means is that languge contains essence of our ancestors, every word comes from place and identifies people and links to the land, country, the dreaming : they are all inherent languge ,therefore it means the people, the land,everything." Yolngu Elder Laurie Baymarrwoagga


Languge is importent to the Aboriginal because it's like not being allowed to speak English and have to speak chinese. It's like a part of you is missing

The local language group for the Illawarra is Yuin

It is also known as Southeast