Iwaidja

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  • Sessions: 383
  • Audio recordings: 776
  • Video recordings: 316
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Last update: 2014-11-23

Port Essington ca. 1870's

The languages of the Iwaidjan family are all spoken in the Cobourg Peninsula region of the Northern Territory, Australia. This region of Australia has an astonishing level of linguistic diversity. Representatives of a third of the approximately twenty-five high-level family groupings of Australian languages are, or were once, spoken in this small region, barely larger than Belgium.

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