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Language and culture : a matter of survival : report of the inquiry into Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander language maintenance / House of Representatives Standing Committee on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs. (1992)

Authors: Australia. Parliament. House of Representatives. Standing Committee on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs, Kerr, D. J. C. (Duncan James Colquhoun)
Publisher:Canberra : Australian Government Publishing Service,
Uniqueness:
  • There are 54 copies of this book in other libraries
  • and 54 copies of this specific edition.
Subjects:
Also Titled:
  • Report of the Inquiry into Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander language maintenance.
  • Matter of survival.
Author:
  • Australia. Parliament. House of Representatives. Standing Committee on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs
Physical Description:
  • xvi, 122 p. ; 25 cm.
Series:
  • Parliamentary paper ; no. 164 of 1992
  • Parliamentary paper ; no. 164 of 1992
  • Parliamentary paper (Australia. Parliament) ; 1992/​164
  • Parliamentary paper (Australia. Parliament) ; 1992/​164
Summary:
  • Committee explored the extent of language loss and attempts at language maintenance through submissions and discussions with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities; recommendations on increasing language awareness, increasing language use by media, interpreter and translating services, teacher language training, linguistic training, school based language education provided, language policy funding; emphasis on parents teaching languages to children; recognition of Aboriginal English as dialect variation.
Notes:
  • Also available in an electronic version via the Internet at: http:/​/​www.austlii.edu.au/​car/​MOSDONE.
  • http:/​/​www.austlii.edu.au/​car/​MOSDONE
  • Spine title: A matter of survival.
  • Chair: Duncan Kerr.
  • Cat. no. 9211423.
  • Includes bibliographical references.
  • Copy 2 donated by Council for Aboriginal Reconciliation
  • Copy 3 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
  • At head of title: House of Representatives Standing Committee on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs.
Language:
  • English
ISBN:
  • 0644244429 :
Dewey Number:
  • 499.15
Libraries Australia ID:
  • 9098683
  • 9098683
Contributed by:
  • Libraries Australia

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