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  • Nov 17, 2011
  • 02:32 AM

Fight for Nyoongar language

Anne Gartner / Canning Times
A QUEENS Park-based Aboriginal group is fighting to preserve the Nyoongar language. The language appears in Western Australian culture, and is featured on street signs, place names and during Welcome to Country ceremonies. However, Nyoongar Language Program interim chairman Joe Collard said such references were not understood and the language was slowly dying out.

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