Peter Buckskin on Aboriginal languages

English with interpretation
English-only
Interview with Pitjantjatjara/Yankunytjatjara interpretation

This Paper Tracker radio interview was recorded on 16 June 2014, with Professor Peter Buckskin, the Dean of Aboriginal Scholarship at the University of South Australia.

Professor Buckskin talks about the importance of maintaining and reviving Aboriginal languages and about how language is a strong part of identity and culture. He comments on the impact of the proposed Federal Government Budget on Aboriginal programs and services and on organisations that work to maintain and revive ‘sleeping’ languages.

 

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