The Resource Eseli's notebook, by Peter Eseli ; translated from Kala Lagaw Ya into English, edited and annotated by Anna Shnukal and Rod Mitchell, with Yuriko Nagata

Eseli's notebook, by Peter Eseli ; translated from Kala Lagaw Ya into English, edited and annotated by Anna Shnukal and Rod Mitchell, with Yuriko Nagata

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Eseli's notebook
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Eseli's notebook
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by Peter Eseli ; translated from Kala Lagaw Ya into English, edited and annotated by Anna Shnukal and Rod Mitchell, with Yuriko Nagata
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eng
Summary
Introductory background to author's biography, texts and translation, Mabuiag (Jervis) Island, clans and territoriality, cosmology, seasonality and star calendar, Christianity, Pacific Islanders, genealogies, Kala Lagaw Ya language; notebook contains information on seasonal indicators, constellations, Coming of the Light, genealogical information on councillors and clan leaders, clan territoriality and ownership - extensive genealogical information (relationships with people of Yam, Yorke, Prince of Wales, Two Brothers, Banks, Dalrymple Islands); Appendices - song text and music, marriage proposal of Peter Eseli's mother and father, meaning of traditional male and female names
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Eseli, Peter
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no index present
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English / Kala Lagaw Ya
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non fiction
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  • Shnukal, Anna
  • Mitchell, Rod
  • Nagata, Yuriko
  • University of Queensland
Series statement
Research report series / Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies Unit, University of Queensland ;
Label
Eseli's notebook, by Peter Eseli ; translated from Kala Lagaw Ya into English, edited and annotated by Anna Shnukal and Rod Mitchell, with Yuriko Nagata
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viii, 208 p.
Other physical details
ill.,maps, ports. ; 30 cm.
Label
Eseli's notebook, by Peter Eseli ; translated from Kala Lagaw Ya into English, edited and annotated by Anna Shnukal and Rod Mitchell, with Yuriko Nagata
Publication
Extent
viii, 208 p.
Other physical details
ill.,maps, ports. ; 30 cm.

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