Waltzing Matilda in Kriol … in the Northern Territory, Australia

Waltzing Matilda sung in Kriol, a mixture of local aboriginal dialect, pidgin English and a smidgen of Chinese…..  http://www.youtube.com/watch_popup?v=WgLtzD6JxcA&vq=medium

BACKGROUND:  note the spatial distribution of the related indigenous Kriol languages … https://www.2m.com.au/blog/australian-kriol-languages/… 

Indigenous languages are important for social, economic and political development, peaceful coexistence and particularly for reconciliation in Australia.. Yet many of them are in danger of disappearing. It is for this reason that the United Nations declared 2019 the Year of Indigenous Languages to encourage urgent action to promote, revitalize and preserve endangered languages as part of the world’s cultural diversity.


* https://www.australiangeographic.com.au/topics/history-culture/2016/04/explainer-the-largest-language-spoken-exclusively-in-australia-kriol/

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