Oceania (general)


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Indigenous signs for "Oceania"

Spoken languages

Sign languages

Population of Deaf/deaf people

Legal status of sign languages

Organizations and associations of the Deaf/deaf

Institutes, associations and universities for sign language studies

Education for the deaf

Deaf communities and cultures

Religious activities by the Deaf

Famous Deaf persons and hearing persons concerned with sign languages

Sign language dictionaries


WASLI (World Association of Sign Language Interpreters). 2011. WASLI Activities Report 2007-2011. Kampala, UGANDA.

World Federation of the Deaf and Swedish National Association of the Deaf. 2008. Global Survey Report. WFD Regional Secretariat for Asia and the Pacific (WFD RSA/P). Global Education Pre-Planning Project on the Human Rights of Deaf People. World Federation of the Deaf. Finland.

Fried, Jan, Nancy Bridenbaugh and Linda Lambrecht. 2007. Hands across the Pacific: Partnerships for Progress. In : Goodstein, Harvey ed. The Deaf Way II Reader : Perspectives from the Second International Conference on Deaf Culture. Washington,DC: Gallaudet University Press. 32-37.

Monaghan, Leila. 2003. A world's eye view: Deaf cultures in global perspective. In: Monaghan, Leila, Constanze Schmaling, Karen Nakamura and Graham H. Turner eds. Many ways to be Deaf: International variation in Deaf communities. Washington, D.C.: Gallaudet University Press. 1-24. [Including information of [Including information of Africa (general), Asia (general), Oceania (general), Hausa Sign Language, Ban Khor Sign Language, Taiwanese Sign Language and Australasian Sign Language ]


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Countries and areas of Oceania
Oceania (general) Oceania (general)
Continent Australia
Polynesia Kiribati | New Zealand | Samoa | Tonga | Tuvalu
Micronesia Federated States of Micronesia | Marshall Islands | Nauru | Palau
Melanesia Fiji | Papua New Guinea | Solomon Islands | Vanuatu
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