Saturday, February 20, 2016

Indigenous language Australia

Bess Nungarrayi Price should be able to speak Walpiri in Legislative Assembly.
Indigenous Politician Told Not ... http://www.buzzfeed.com/allanclarke/aboriginal-politician-told-not-to-speak-language?utm_term=.tigj3qe2qB


An upset Price then sent a letter to Purick seeking permission to speak her traditional language to speak her traditional language in the assembly.

An upset Price then sent a letter to Purick seeking permission to speak her traditional language to speak her traditional language in the assembly.
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“I am determined to be tenacious in relation to the use of my language. I am seeking permission to use my first language to make statements or answer questions should I see with an appropriate English interpretation following,” Price wrote.