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Author Amery, Rob, 1954- author.

Title Warraparna Kaurna! : reclaiming an Australian language / by Rob Amery
Published Adelaide, South Australia : University of Adelaide Press, [2016]
©2016

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Description 1 online resource (xxxiii, 350 pages, 10 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations (some colour), maps, portraits, charts, plates, facsimiles
Series Open Access e-Books
Knowledge Unlatched
Contents 1. Locating the study -- 2. Language reclamation -- 3. An ecological approach to language revival -- 4. A sociolinguistics history of Kaurna -- 5. Kaurna sources -- 6. Restoring and transforming the Kaurna language -- 7. Kaurna language programs -- 8. Kaurna in society -- 9. Kaurna language revival : the formulaic method -- 10. Sociopolitical dimensions of Kaurna language revival -- 11. Into the twenty-first century : developments since 2000 -- 12. Summary and conclusions
Summary This book tells the story of the renaissance of the Kaurna language, the language of Adelaide and the Adelaide Plains in South Australia, principally over the earliest period up until 2000, but with a summary and brief discussion of developments from 2000 until 2016. It chronicles and analyses the efforts of the Nunga community, and interested others, to reclaim and relearn a linguistic heritage on the basis of mid-nineteenth-century materials
Analysis kaurna
aboriginal languages
extinct languages
language reclamation
language revival
indigenous languages
australian languages
kaurna people
kaurna identity
kaurna culture
rob amery
clamor schrurmann
christian teichelmann
language reconstruction
kaurna teaching program
Australian
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 307-337) and index
Notes This book tells the story of the renaissance of the Kaurna language, the language of Adelaide and the Adelaide Plains in South Australia, principally over the earliest period up until 2000, but with a summary and brief discussion of developments from 2000 until 2016. It chronicles and analyses the efforts of the Nunga community, and interested others, to reclaim and relearn a linguistic heritage on the basis of mid-nineteenth-century materials
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Subject Kaurna language.
Kaurna (Australian people)
Nyunga (Australian people)
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- South Australia -- Languages
Australian languages -- Australia -- South Australia
Aboriginal Australians -- South Australia -- Languages.
Kaurna language.
Philology, Linguistics.
Kaurna language L3.
Historical and comparative linguistics.
Language.
linguistics.
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Linguistics -- Historical & Comparative.
Aboriginal Australians -- Languages.
Australian languages.
Kaurna (Australian people)
Kaurna language.
Nyunga (Australian people)
South Australia.
Genre/Form Electronic books
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781925261257
1925261255