andrekar at NCIDC.ORG
Tue Nov 25 21:08:42 UTC 2003
sorry could not find the isbn number or a publisher but did run across the
Julia Sallabank wrote:
> Dear Andre
> Do you have any more details of the book, such as publisher and ISBN number,
> so that interested people can get hold of it?
> Many thanks
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Andre Cramblit" <andrekar at NCIDC.ORG>
> To: <ENDANGERED-LANGUAGES-L at LISTSERV.LINGUISTLIST.ORG>
> Sent: Tuesday, November 25, 2003 6:26 PM
> Subject: New Book
> > Indigenous language book to keep culture alive
> > A new book is helping young Indigenous children learn some of the
> > that will help maintain ties with their culture into
> > adulthood.
> > Indigenous Children's Services Unit project development officer, Andrew
> > Burns, says the book, Language - Our Right, Our
> > Identity, is being used in more than 120 Indigenous child care services in
> > Queensland.
> > Mr Burns says the approach helps young Indigenous children become truly
> > bi-lingual and move easily between their traditional
> > language and English.
> > "What we're actually looking at is trying to implement Indigenous
> > into the early childcare curriculum, the reason being
> > it's a lot easier for a child to learn certain concepts within their home
> > or native language than it is to learn English, because it is a
> > well-known and proven fact that English, within itself, is one of the
> > hardest languages in the world to learn."
André Cramblit: andre.p.cramblit.86 at alum.dartmouth.org is the Operations
Director Northern California Indian Development Council NCIDC
(http://www.ncidc.org) is a non-profit that meets the development needs of
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