term 3

The Important Of Country & Place


Language is extremly important to the Aborignal people. Language carry culural knownlege, so the loss of the language means the loss of culture, of Aborignal people's connection 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 dreaming: they are all inherent in language, therefore it means the people, the land, everything." yolngu Elder Laurie Baymarrwangga

*Explain the important of language to the Aborignal people in your own words.

Language is important the Aboriginal people because if we had to speek a different language we will have to speek a different language.

The local language