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Talking Language with Ernie Dingo: Vicki Couzens
Vicki Couzens
Season 1  |  Episode 3  |  NITV  |  October 19, 2014

European colonisation had a devastating impact on the numerous language groups in the State of Victoria. In this third episode, Ernie travels to Melbourne to meet Vicki Couzens, a descendant of the Gunditjmara and Kirrae Whurrong clans, located in the western districts of Victoria. Vicki is dedicated to language revival and shows Ernie the importance that museums and archival material play in reinvigorating language, culture and the relationship to country for her community.

European colonisation had a devastating impact on the numerous language groups in the State of Victoria. In this third episode, Ernie travels to Melbourne to meet Vicki Couzens, a descendant of the Gunditjmara and Kirrae Whurrong clans, located in the western districts of Victoria. Vicki is dedicated to language revival and shows Ernie the importance that museums and archival material play in reinvigorating language, culture and the relationship to country for her community.

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