Language preservation critical for culture in First Nations communities

Play
Stop
 
 
image courtesy of rawpixel: CC0

According to experts, only a fragment of 250 traditional First Nations languages from pre-colonial Australia are spoken in homes today, showing the priority to preserve both First Nations language and storytelling.

Dr Debra Dank wrote ‘ We Come With This Place’ as part of her PhD thesis and explores how maintaining traditional storytelling is important for First Nations histories, experiences and identities.

(Visited 178 times, 1 visits today)
Download Audio

The Wire is produced in partnership by

Contributor Stations

Supporters and Program Distribution