Case Study: Australian Institute Of Aboriginal And Torres Strait Island Studies

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In Australia, the organization, Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island Studies (AIATSIS), was established to “promote knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultures, traditions, languages…” (AIATSIS, 2017). It has conducted several surveys on Aboriginal language and received funding for the spreading of Aboriginal language. In their survey, they figured out that it is important to involve the community members in Indigenous language preservation activities and have adequate accesses to language resources (Marmion et al., 2014). On the state level, none of the Acts on Aboriginal heritage protection put in to action protects the Aboriginal language directly either. Meanwhile,
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