Talking Language

Talking Language

Tom Trevorrow
Season 1  |  Episode 2  |  NITV  |  May 18, 2016

Ernie travels to the Coorong in South Australia to meet Ngarrindjeri Elder, Tom Trevorrow. Ngarrindjeri is a revival language with more than 250 speakers. Tom traces the impact that missionary and colonial history, along with environmental changes in the Coorong's ecosystem, has had on the survival of the Ngarrindjeri language and culture.

Ernie travels to the Coorong in South Australia to meet Ngarrindjeri Elder, Tom Trevorrow. Ngarrindjeri is a revival language with more than 250 speakers. Tom traces the impact that missionary and colonial history, along with environmental changes in the Coorong's ecosystem, has had on the survival of the Ngarrindjeri language and culture.

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