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ProjectNew Words for New Things: Formal and Substantive Aspects in the Development of the Pitkern-Norf'k Language
ResearchersProfessor Peter Muhlhausler
Funding SourceAustralian Research Council Discovery Project
SummaryThis project will help consolidate Australia's reputation as a leader in contact language research. It will strengthen Australia's social and economic fabric by involving a small remote community in research on their endangered language, thereby sustaining community cohesion and a sense of identity. The publications arising from the research will have direct applications to language revival, teaching, and cultural tourism as currently promoted by the Norfolk  Island Assembly.
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