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Wurrung Wurrung Victorian Aboriginal languages resource kit / written by Alexandra Blaszak ; project team, Paul Paton and Brigid Adams
Bib ID 4704941
Format BookBook
Author
Blaszak, Alexandra
 
Description Melbourne : Victorian Aboriginal Corporation for Languages, [2008] 
51 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), maps ; 30 cm. 
ISBN 9780957936089
Invalid ISBN 0957936087
Summary

"Wurrung Wurrung is a teaching and learning kit for Indigneous and non-Indigenous students and teachers at primary and secondary level. The kit contains photocopiable activity sheets and resources for studies in cultural awarness through language." -- Publisher's website.

"The Wurrung Wurrung Kit is designed to introduce students at all levels to the heritage of Aboriginal languages within the area now known as Victoria. The kit aims to: Create awareness of Victorian Aboriginal languages in the past and present. The kit is not designed for the teaching of languages, Develop students' understanding of the relationship between the languages and culture of Victorian Indigenous people, or Koories, Create awareness of the importance of language to indigenous communities today and to foster respect for these communities and their languages, Highlight the diversity within Aboriginal Victoria and Australia in terms of languages and culture, Provide resources for students and teachers that can be used either as a window into Aboriginal culture generally, or to complement a broader unit of work in indigenous studies."--P. 5.

"The Wurrung Wurrung Kit is designed to introduce students at all levels to the heritage of Aboriginal languages within the area now known as Victoria. The kit aims to: Create awareness of Victorian Aboriginal languages in the past and present. The kit is not designed for the teaching of languages, Develop students' understanding of the relationship between the languages and culture of Victorian Indigenous people, or Koories, Create awareness of the importance of language to indigenous communities today and to foster respect for these communities and their languages, Highlight the diversity within Aboriginal Victoria and Australia in terms of languages and culture, Provide resources for students and teachers that can be used either as a window into Aboriginal culture generally, or to complement a broader unit of work in indigenous studies."--P. 5.

Full contents
  • Resources for teachers
  • Purpose of this kit
  • Using this kit
  • Terminology
  • Pronunciation
  • Facts about Aboriginal languages in Victoria
  • Language and Aboriginal culture
  • Revitalizatoin of Aboriginal languages
  • Language Alive in the community
  • Community protocols
 
Notes

Spiral binding.

Includes bibliographical references (p. [50]).

For primary school age teachers and students.

Subjects Aboriginal Australians -- Victoria -- Languages -- Study and teaching.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Civilization -- Study and teaching.  |  Wemba Wemba / Wamba Wamba language (D1) (Vic, NSW SI54-16)  |  Kurnai / Gunai language group (S68) (Vic SJ55)  |  Woiwurrung / Wurundjeri / Woiwurung language (S36) (Vic SJ55-05)  |  Gunditjmara / Gurndidy / Dhaurwurd-Wurrung language (S20) (Vic SJ54-11)  |  Djabwurrung / Dyabwurung language (S26) (Vic SJ54-08)  |  Yorta Yorta / Yota Yota language (D2) (NSW SI55-13)  |  Language - Vocabulary - Animal names.  |  Social organisation - Kinship.  |  Wathawurrung / Wada wurrung / Wathaurong language (S29) (Vic SJ54-12)  |  History.  |  Education - Teaching - Materials.  |  Victoria -- Civilization -- Study and teaching.
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