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A series of studies of aspects of language and culture in different parts of Aboriginal Australia, this book deals with subjects including why a young Aboriginal woman in rural Australia might plead guilty to a crime she didn’t commit; the picture of language ownership” that can be drawn from recent research on land rights; what is known of the first white settlers’ attempts to learn the language of the Sydney region; the first dictionaries compiled in South Australia; and how Aboriginal languages are now being used in the media and education.
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Colin Yallop is an adjunct professor at Macquarie University in Australia. Michael Walsh has researched the Top End of the Northern Territory for the last 30 years, including descriptive and typological studies of Aboriginal languages as well as investigations into language use among indigenous Australians.
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