So much to do…


This article by Professor Jakelin Troy, Director of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Research at Sydney University, is a sign of how much there is still to be done in preserving Australian heritage. In the article, she discusses the reasons why she will dissuade her daughter from studying her heritage language Ngarigu:

Studying Classical Greek and Latin for the NSW HSC, neither of which have had native speakers for millennia, can help a student get into university. However, studying an Aboriginal language will not.