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Meet the multilingual migrant family

In this video you will meet a Javanese-speaking family from Suriname and learn about their struggle to maintain their language across generations.

In this video you will meet a Javanese-speaking family from Suriname and learn about their struggle to maintain their language across generations.

Javanese Surinamese is a language spoken by an ethnic group of Javanese descent in Suriname, who has been present in the Netherlands since the late 19th century. They were taken there by Dutch colonisers from the former Dutch East Indies.

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