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4 Monitoring the use of Kaurna

  title={4 Monitoring the use of Kaurna},
  author={Rob Amery},
  • Rob Amery
  • Published 12 November 2010
  • Linguistics
Kaurna, the language of the Adelaide Plains in South Australia, was probably last spoken on an everyday basis in the 1860s. Fortunately, reasonable documentation has enabled its revival some 130 years later (see Amery 2000). The use of Kaurna in the public domain has now emerged as the dominant function of the language. Kaurna is used for a variety of naming purposes, the giving of speeches of Welcome to Country, acknowledgement of Kaurna land or for public performance. Requests for names… 
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