Community & Remembrance

Term 3

THE IMPORTANCE OF COUNTRY & PLACE

ABORIGNAL LANGUAGE

Language is extremely important to the Aborignal peopels.Languages carry cultural knowledge, so the loss of a language means the loss of culture, of Aborignal 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, contry, the dreaming: they are all inherent in language, therefore it means the

.Use the interactive map to locate and identify the local language group.

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