Barngarla people rediscover their language

Published on 25 Sep 2013

It's the first time ever in Australia that an Aboriginal language considered to be dead is being reclaimed from anthropological records.
Today the Barngarla people of Port Lincoln on the Eyre Peninsula began the long road to relearn their language.

Living Black: S18 Ep9 - Linguicide

Published on 7 May 2013

Australia is a world record holder in "linguicide", according to one prominent linguist, who says that ninety three percent of Indigenous languages have now died. But in the Eyre Peninsula, there are efforts being made to revive the endangered Barngarla language. Andy Park reports. Tune in Tuesday nights at 7.30 pm on NITV or catch us at 1.30 pm Sundays on SBS ONE. http://www.sbs.com.au/livingblack

Calls for compensation over 'stolen' Indigenous languages

Published on 2 Feb 2014

An international language scholar is calling on the federal government to financially compensate First Nations Peoples who had their traditional language stolen. Professor Ghil'ad Zuckermann say money needs to be invested in helping Indigenous Australians to reclaim their native tongues. Tara Callinan reports.

Professor Ghil'ad Zuckermann interviews Barngarla Aboriginal man Howard Richards

Published on 2 Aug 2015

Professor Ghil'ad Zuckermann, Chair of Linguistics and Endangered Languages at the University of Adelaide, interviews Stolen Generation Barngarla Aboriginal elder Howard Richards and his wife Isabel, Galinyala (= Port Lincoln), South Australia, Australia, September 2014.

Trinity - Professor Ghil'ad Zuckermann

Published on 24 Jun 2016

Professor Ghil'ad Zuckermann examines a trinity: language, land and people.

Imagine - Professor Ghil'ad Zuckermann

Published on 1 Mar 2016

Professor Ghil'ad Zuckermann asks people to imagine what it would be like to have strangers suddenly turn up and take you from your family, forbid you from speaking your language, crush your traditional culture and beliefs.

Loss of language - Professor Ghil'ad Zuckermann

Published on 1 Mar 2016

Professor Ghil'ad Zuckermann examines how the loss of language can be more damaging to a community than the loss of land.

Several children of the Barngarla community of Galinyala (Port Lincoln) singing

Published on 1 Mar 2016

Professor Ghil'ad Zuckermann sings "head, shoulders, in Barngarla with some of the communities children.

Ocean - Professor Ghil'ad Zuckermann

Published on 29 Feb 2016

Professor Ghil'ad Zuckermann compares the amazing diversity found in the ocean with the diversity of aboriginal languages. "While appearing homogeneous, the ocean has an amazing under the surface, the same with aboriginal Australia."

Thank you - Professor Ghil'ad Zuckermann

Published on 29 Feb 2016

Professor Ghil'ad Zuckermann says thank you for your interest in language revival

Emu - Professor Ghil'ad Zuckermann

Published on 29 Feb 2016

Professor Ghil'ad Zuckermann plays with the Barngarla words for emu.

Professor Ghil'ad Zuckermann in discussion with Gil Robertson

Published on 1 Mar 2016

Professor Ghil'ad Zuckermann in discussion with Port Lincoln historian, Gil Robertson

Professor Ghil'ad Zuckermann in discussion with Dr Alitya Rigney.

Published on 2 Mar 2016

Professor Ghil'ad Zuckermann in discussion with Aboriginal Elder, Dr Alitya Rigney.

How seven Jews have changed the world - Professor Ghil'ad Zuckermann

Published on 29 Feb 2016

Professor Ghil'ad Zuckermann has fun as he explains how seven Jews have changed the world.

Yiddish, Hebrew and Israeli, Prof Ghil'ad Zuckermann

Published on 28 Nov 2013

Lecture by Prof.Ghil'ad Zuckermann, of the University of Adelaide, on Yiddish, Hebrew and Israel: Hybridity and Cross-Fertilization in the Spoken and Literary Language.

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