New album empowers First Nations language revival

Image courtesy of Sophie Couchman and Jonathon O’Donnell

Researchers predict that by 2050, no fluent speakers of First Nations languages will remain in Australia – if language preservation is not tackled head on…according to Community Linguist, Dr Vicki Couzens.

With the powerful aim of reinforcing and reclaiming indigenous language – First Nations artists along with researchers from Deakin university and University of Melbourne have produced a new album Gunditjmara Alive, celebrating Gunditjmara language through song and music.

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