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  • Aug 26, 2011
  • 11:27 PM

Australian Endangered Languages Get Boost from Alumna

Georgetown University
August 23, 2011 – Amanda Hamilton (C’06) is doing her best to empower speakers of disappearing aboriginal languages in western Australia. “Language is essential to most people’s feelings of identity, so language loss represents a serious form of cultural dislocation,” notes Hamilton, a linguist at the Wangka Maya Pilbara Aboriginal Language Centre.

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