The NSW government has announced it will propose legislation for protecting and reviving NSW Aboriginal languages.
NSW Aboriginal languages are part of the heritage of NSW Aboriginal people, and part of Australia’s heritage.
Recognising this should lead to greater understanding of the people and history of different parts of NSW, to greater respect for Aboriginal people, and, in turn more reconciliation between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people.
But protecting and reviving languages is no easy task. Here are a few things to consider.
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