Teach Tiwi proper way

Australia, 1989

TV show
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Episode of Series “Australian mosaic”.
The elders of the Tiwi people on Melville and Bathurst Islands have been concerned that their traditional way of life will die out with this generation and so they have instigated bilingual, bicultural education in the local schools, so that the children now learn the Tiwi language and cultural tradition as well as English.

Credits

director

Rhonda Barker

co-producer

Margaret Smith

Rhonda Barker

production company

SBS-TV

Language

English

Duration

00:30:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

37702

Subject categories

Aboriginal Australia → Aboriginal Australians - Education

Aboriginal Australia → Aboriginal Australians - Ethnic identity

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Television series - Australia

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Language and culture

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Tiwi Islands (N.T.)

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Aboriginal Australians - Social conditions

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Aboriginal Australians - Language - Study and teaching

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Education, Bilingual

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Language and culture

Places → Tiwi Islands (N.T.)

Television

Television → Television series → Television series - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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