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  • In Australia there is a generation of Aboriginal people who were not allowed to speak their language or teach it to their children. So their children grew up without knowing their original language and with limited English skills. A generation condemned to get by with fewer words, without the rich tapestry of words which was their heritage and culture. In places these languages are slowly coming back as the next generation start to reclaim their language. But along the way languages and people have been lost.
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