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- A handbook of Aboriginal languages of New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory
- University of Newcastle. Education & Arts, School of Humanities and Social Science
- New South Wales was the first part of Australia to be colonised, so the written records of the state's Indigenous languages go back more than 200 years. The handbook is a guide to Aboriginal languages, with illustrative vocabularies. It is divided into two parts: the first part, which includes maps, is a survey of the Indigenous languages of NSW and the ACT, giving information about dialects, locations, and resources available for language revitalisation; the second part provides word-lists in practical spelling for 42 distinct language varieties. There is also useful information on contact languages, sign languages and kinship classification, as well as an appendix on placenames.
- Muurrbay Aboriginal Language & Culture Cooperative
New South Wales;
Australian Capital Territory
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