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Warrabarna Kaurna! Reclaiming an Australian Language

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Maps, Plates, Graphs and Tables Foreword Preface Acknowledgements Abbreviations Conventions and Terminology Chapter 1: Locating the Study Who are the Kaurna? A Kaurna linguistic and cultural renaissance Chapter 2: Language Reclamation Language Reclamation: preliminaries Natural vs artificial languages Language reclamation: the method Chapter 3: An Ecological Approach to Language Revival Language ecology Language planning issues Chapter 4: A Sociolinguistic History of Kaurna First contacts Invasion of Kaurna lands: colonisation, 1836 Christianising and `civilising' Decline of the Kaurna and loss of the Kaurna language Surviving the `dark ages' Chapter 5: Kaurna Sources The sources Grammar Kaurna texts Kaurna Dreaming stories Kaurna songs Chapter 6: Restoring and Transforming the Kaurna Language Recovering the sounds of Kaurna Restoring the lexicon Grammar and syntax Variation Recapturing the genius of the language The reintroduction of aspects of traditional culture Kaurna in the twenty-first century Authenticity and integrity Development of Kaurna language materials Summary and conclusions Voorwerk p. 1 - 4 AMERY 05-07-2000 11:13 Pagina 5 Chapter 7: Kaurna Language Programs Precursors of Kaurna programs in the education sector Language ecology in the education sector Kaurna language programs Teacher training and inservice Curriculum development Approaches and methods Evaluation Chapter 8: Kaurna in Society Names and naming The public function of Kaurna Cultural tourism Language use within the Kaurna community Summary and discussion Chapter 9: Kaurna Language Revival: The Formulaic Method A revival of Kaurna as a spoken language? Approaches to language revival The Formulaic Method Introducing the language into the Kaurna community `Artificial pidgins' and Ngarrindjeri `language renewal' The relationship between minority and majority languages Chapter 10: Sociopolitical Dimensions of Kaurna Language Revival The construction and reconstruction of identity The struggle for recognition, empowerment and reconciliation The sociopolitical backdrop for Kaurna language revival Whose language is it? Ownership and copyright issues The role of linguistics Chapter 11: Summary and Conclusions Bibliography Index

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