Language and traditional affiliations

In this section, learn about Aboriginal Nations and their traditional protocols for communication as well as the relationships, trade and travel between them.


  • What is it that Aboriginal people draw from their places of Country?
  • Why is it important to intimately know Country to move around?
  • Why is it important to know Aboriginal protocols for communication and travel?


  • Discussion of traditional languages and introduced languages.
  • Communication across language groups for survival and conservation of environmental resources.
  • Is bilingual schooling important for Aboriginal people?
  • What are the implications of loss of language?

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