Cross-currents

Indigenous language interpreting in Australia’s justice system

Authors

  • Dima Rusho Monash University

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1558/ijsll.21607

Keywords:

Indigenous languages, legal interpreting, Kriol, decoloniality, Indigenous cultures and knowledges

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Published

2022-07-08

How to Cite

Rusho, D. (2022). Cross-currents: Indigenous language interpreting in Australia’s justice system. International Journal of Speech, Language and the Law, 28(2), 281–288. https://doi.org/10.1558/ijsll.21607

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