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  • Jun 05, 2011
  • 11:27 PM

French Polynesia to appeal France’s decision on indigenous language tuition

Radio New Zealand International
French Polynesia is expected to appeal a decision by France to stop the teaching of indigenous languages in its regions and territories. The mayor of Tahiti’s Teva i Uta town and a former pro-independence politician, Tina Cross, says preparations are underway to have Tahitian declared an official language and people are furious at the decision to stop teacher training in Tahitian.

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