Language and culture in Aboriginal Australia / edited by Michael Walsh and Colin Yallop.

Contributor(s): Walsh, Michael, 1948- | Yallop, Colin L
Publisher: Canberra : Aboriginal Studies Press, 2005Edition: Reprinted 2005Description: xviii, 226 p. : ill., maps, ports. ; 24 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0855752416Subject(s): Language | Language - Sociolinguistics | Language - Linguistics - Grammar and syntax | Kriol language | Warlpiri language (C15) (NT SF52-04) | Murrinhpatha language (N3) (NT SD52-11) | Bundjalung / Banjalang language (E12) (NSW SH56-02) | Language and culture -- Australia | Warlpiri language C15 | Australia -- Languages -- Social aspects | Australia | Tasmania (Tas) | Sydney (NSW SI56-05)
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Includes bibliographies.

Languages and their status in Aboriginal Australia / Michael Walsh -- The structure of Australian Aboriginal languages / Colin Yallop -- Language contact in early colonial New South Wales 1788 to 1791 / Jakelin Troy -- Tasmanian Aboriginal language: old and new identities / Terry Crowley -- Bundjalung: teaching a disappearing language / Margaret Sharpe -- Language and culture: socialisation in a Warlpiri community / Edith Bavin -- Out-of-the-ordinary ways of using a language / Barry Alpher -- Classifying the world in an Aboriginal language / Michael Walsh -- Making dictionaries / Jane Simpson -- Losing and gaining a language: the story of Kriol in the Northern Territory / John Harris -- Kriol: the creation of a written language and a tool of colonisation / Mari Rhydwen -- The language of oppression: the Bolden case, Victoria 1845 / Michael Christie -- Language and the law: white Australia v Nancy / Diana Eades -- Language and territoriality in Aboriginal Australia / Alan Rumsey -- New uses for old languages / Paul Black.

Papers which answer recurring questions on language and culture in Aboriginal Australia separately annotated.

In English, with some words in Warlpiri.

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