The Many Roads to Becoming Multilingual 🏡

These notes and thoughts are from the following lecture:
The many roads to becoming multilingual: Lessons from small-scale speech communities

Nicholas Evans is a linguist and talks here mostly about languages and “language ecologies” from Northern Australia and Southern Papua New Guinea. He also mentions some communities in Cameroon in Africa.

Multilingual song-lines against hegemony

In Northern Australia he mentions that: