Presents a survey of the linguistic issues facing children growing up in indigeus communities. This book illustrates the linguistic diversity that can be found in such communities. It examines a wide range of factors which relate to the divergence between home and school language for children growing up in indigeus multilingual communities.
Jane Simpson is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Linguistics, University of Sydney, Australia. Gillian Wigglesworth is Associate Professor and Head of the School of Languages and Linguistics, University of Melbourne, Australia.