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|[...]ldren that, despite the wealth and|
resources available in this shared land, their lives[...]
|DAY FOUR: LOSING LANGUAGE|
Read Acts 2:5-13
Language is central to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures. The two are intertwined.
Language describes cultural attachment to place, cultural[...]cultural activities that people do. Furthermore, language plays a fundamental part
in bindin[...]man, has said that
“the loss of language is the loss of the ability to describe the landsc[...]e day of Pentecost, it was through the miracle of
language that people understood that there was something e[...]e linguistically diverse crowd all heard the same language - they each heard in their own language. Whatever
else this passage says to us, it[...]nishes the richness of human culture for us all.
Language and culture are intrinsically intertwined and we[...]peoples
around the world that the maintenance of language and culture is one of the most significant factor[...]llbeing.
In 2012, the Parliamentary Inquiry into Language Learning in Indigenous Communities presented some[...]ly
to attend school if they speak an Indigenous language; and
> Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples who speak, understand or learn an Indigenous language are
more likely to gain a post-school qualifica[...]he richness of the diversity of human culture and language.
> Pray that as a society we might come t[...]licy might respect, uphold and protect indigenous languages.
6 National Congress of Australia’s First Peopl[...]l and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Inquiry into language learning in Indigenous Communities, p.2. Availabl[...]l and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Inquiry into language
learning in Indigenous communities, p.2. A[...]
|[...]tions to their problems and access to appropriate resources|
and support to help bring those solutions[...]
A Destiny Together : Daily prayers and reflections (2014). UCA Assembly, accessed 10/12/2023, https://ucaassembly.recollect.net.au/nodes/view/203