Pama Language Centre
Pama Language Centre, an initiative of the Cape York Partnership supported by a grant from the Commonwealth Ministry of the Arts, is an important and historic step toward realising the Partnership’s longstanding commitment to the revitalisation and maintenance of Cape York Peninsula’s unique and precious linguistic and cultural heritage.
Before the establishment of Pama Language Centre in 2015, there was no facility to enable the maintenance of more than 42 languages and numerous dialects. Most of our languages are now threatened.
Some of the languages that are spoken or have been spoken in the area covered by this centre are listed below. The hyperlinks provide State Library of Queensland's holdings on the subject.
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