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The Resource Nganarna nyangumarta karajarrimili ngurranga= : We Nyangumarta in the country of the Karajarri : excerpts from field notes in Northern Nyangumarta, as told to and translated by Father McKelson ; and assisted by Tommy Dodd 1968-1969

Nganarna nyangumarta karajarrimili ngurranga= : We Nyangumarta in the country of the Karajarri : excerpts from field notes in Northern Nyangumarta, as told to and translated by Father McKelson ; and assisted by Tommy Dodd 1968-1969

Label
Nganarna nyangumarta karajarrimili ngurranga= : We Nyangumarta in the country of the Karajarri : excerpts from field notes in Northern Nyangumarta
Title
Nganarna nyangumarta karajarrimili ngurranga=
Title remainder
We Nyangumarta in the country of the Karajarri : excerpts from field notes in Northern Nyangumarta
Statement of responsibility
as told to and translated by Father McKelson ; and assisted by Tommy Dodd 1968-1969
Title variation
We Nyangumarta in the country of the Karajarri
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Introduces Tommy Dodd and Father McKelson and the people, language and area featured in the diary / field notes of Father Kevin McKelson; sections feature narrative from Tommy Dodd and grammatical points from Father McKelson; hunting, gathering, fishing, tracking; water, fire, earth moon and sun; seasons and weather; mission and community life; station life, including at Anna Plains / Yawinya; stories (from Nelen Yebu); sickness and medicine; law and ceremonial life; Nyangumarta language, including sign language and gesturing; features and nuances of Tommy Dodd's expression; describing Western concepts / behaviour in language; smoking; positions and locations; markings; vowel euphony; sentences by Wally Moko; an introduction to Nyangumarta - 40 lessons by Father Kevin McKelson, pages 127-179; biography of Father Kevin McKelson; overview of Bidyadanga community 2006; appendices include glossary; information on place names; locations index; people index and information; general index
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
ANL
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1926-2011
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McKelson, Kevin
Dewey number
499.15014
Funding information
Wangka Maya received financial assistance from the Department of Communication, Information Technology and the Arts for the printing of this book.
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • plans
Index
index present
Language note
English and Nyangumarta
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Dodd, Tommy
  • Wangka Maya Pilbara Aboriginal Language Centre
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • McKelson, Kevin
  • Dodd, Tommy
  • Moko, Wally
  • Nyangumarta language
  • Aboriginal Australians
Label
Nganarna nyangumarta karajarrimili ngurranga= : We Nyangumarta in the country of the Karajarri : excerpts from field notes in Northern Nyangumarta, as told to and translated by Father McKelson ; and assisted by Tommy Dodd 1968-1969
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Logos at foot of p. 2: Wangka Maya Pilbara Aboriginal Language Centre; Pallottine Family; Bidyadanga Aboriginal Community, La Grange Inc.; The University of Notre Dame, Australia, Broome Campus; Australian Government, Department of Communication, Information Technology and the Arts
  • Includes location, personal name and general index
  • Contains words not spoken by present language speakers as the word is taboo
  • Digitisation status: digitised
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • cartographic image
  • still image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000043014923
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
209 pages
Governing access note
Not for Inter Library loan
Immediate source of acquisition
Donated by Wangka Maya Pilbara Aboriginal Language Centre
Isbn
9781875946112
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly colour), maps, plans, portraits
Label
Nganarna nyangumarta karajarrimili ngurranga= : We Nyangumarta in the country of the Karajarri : excerpts from field notes in Northern Nyangumarta, as told to and translated by Father McKelson ; and assisted by Tommy Dodd 1968-1969
Publication
Note
  • Logos at foot of p. 2: Wangka Maya Pilbara Aboriginal Language Centre; Pallottine Family; Bidyadanga Aboriginal Community, La Grange Inc.; The University of Notre Dame, Australia, Broome Campus; Australian Government, Department of Communication, Information Technology and the Arts
  • Includes location, personal name and general index
  • Contains words not spoken by present language speakers as the word is taboo
  • Digitisation status: digitised
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • cartographic image
  • still image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000043014923
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
209 pages
Governing access note
Not for Inter Library loan
Immediate source of acquisition
Donated by Wangka Maya Pilbara Aboriginal Language Centre
Isbn
9781875946112
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly colour), maps, plans, portraits

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