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Lost indigenous language revived in Australia

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The BBC's Phil Mercer reports on how an indigenous language, once thought of as dead in Australia, is now coming back to life.

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the aboriginal language began to die out at around the 1860's. This language is now coming back to life.

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Shannon Pulver's curator insight, November 10, 2013 5:41 PM

The power of the First Fleet, or the  'Colonisation' of Australia caused many indigenous launguages and cultures to be lost. This article explains how the lost 'Kaurna' language is being revived.

gemima pearson's curator insight, November 10, 2013 5:54 PM

The aborignal lanuage started to die out around the 1860s. It seems to be coming back to life now

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Captain Cook’s ivy a worthy sailor

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“Ambition leads me not only farther than any other man has been before me, but as far as I think it possible for man to go.” A quote by Captain James Cook in reference to him digging for potatoes in … Continue reading →...
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this article tells you about the house and gardens of the Cook family.It gives you an insight on the location of Cook's cottage, which is a house made typically for the era in the North English town.

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Lachlan Wilks's curator insight, November 10, 2013 5:54 PM

This  is why Captain Cook came to Australia!

gemima pearson's curator insight, November 10, 2013 6:03 PM

Captain james cook the great explorer

Taine Barker's curator insight, November 10, 2013 6:05 PM

This is the reasoning for Captain Cooks voyage to Australia.

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Year 4 First Fleet & Convicts in Australia

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For the first few decades of life in Australia, most of the inhabitants were either convicts, or the troops who had brought them here.

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convicts arrived in australia in 1788, on the first fleet,this article tells you about the first fleet and what happened to onvicts.

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ZOE MILLER's curator insight, November 10, 2013 5:56 PM

this is good information on convicts

lucas hodge's curator insight, November 10, 2013 5:59 PM

This is all about the convicts that inhabited Australia and did hard larbour for example build farms, houses and roads etc

Erin Behn's curator insight, November 10, 2013 6:04 PM

Some key points about the First Fleet.