DOBES Archive

dvR_030809_T3B
David Minyimak, Reggie Cooper and Archie Brown perform Ldalha "Sea Songs" at night at Marradi Wiyul (Max Davidson's Safari Camp) during the Mangurlhan site survey trip. Before the music starts and during music breaks there is some good natural dialogue in Iwaidja.
dvR_040510_T1
Tim Mamitba and Rachel Nimilga discuss kinship terminology and triangular kinship terms. N.B. Although recorded on digital video, there is no video file for this session as the informants requested that they not be filmed.
dvR_030810_A
Charlie Mangulda, David Minyimak, Archie Brown, Tim Mamitba and Reggie Cooper with Murray Garde and Bruce Birch at Marradi Wiyul (Max Davidson's Safari Camp) during the Mangurlhan Site Survey Trip: The Iwaidja language consultants name, locate and identify some clans from the Cobourg Peninsula and the Kakadu area to the south. They explain the categories 'clean water people' and 'dirty water people' first in English, then in Iwaidja.
dvR_030804
Khaki Marrala and David Minyimak talk about how to find and how to cut down a hollow tree containing wild honey. They name various bee types and list the tree species in which honey can be found. They explain the different parts of a bees nest (wax, eggs, honey, etc), and what part of it can be eaten. The text is partly in Iwaidja, partly in English, and also contains some Kunwinjku.
dvR_040511_T2
Joy Williams Malwagag and Ilijili Lamilami discuss kinship terminology and triangular kinship terms.
dvR_030808_T1
Archie Brown, Reggie Cooper and David Minyimak verify some places, including Awunbarna and Warrulany Jang, clan territories and sacred sites. BB checks transcription of place names, sites, clans, and clan territories.
dvR_030808_T2
Archie Brown, Reggie Cooper and David Minyimak verify the location of places, clan territories and sacred sites. BB checks transcription of place names, sites, clans, and clan territories. The text is mostly in English with some Iwaidja.
dvR_030809_T2B
David Minyimak, Reggie Cooper and Archie Brown perform Jurtbirrk "Iwaidja Love Songs" at night at Marradi Wiyul (Max Davidson's Safari Camp) during the Mangurlhan site survey trip. There is also some conversation during music breaks in Iwaidja and English, including good natural dialogue.
dvR_030809_T4
Contains natural dialogue in Iwaidja by David Minyimak, Reggie Cooper and Archie Brown after their Jurtbirrk ("Love Songs") perfomance at Marradi Wiyul (Max Davidson's Safari Camp) during the Mangurlhan site survey trip.
dvR_040510_T2
Tim Mamitba and Rachel Nimilga discuss kinship terminology and triangular kinship terms. N.B. Although recorded on digital video, there is no video file for this session as the informants requested that they not be filmed.
dvR_030807_T2
Trip from Croker Island to Mangulhan with Archie Brown, David Minyimak, Reggie Cooper, Tim Mamitba, Bruce Birch and Murray Garde. On the way to Marradi Wiyul (Max Davidson's Safari Camp), the Iwaidja language consultants name a few plants. Next day, Charlie Mangulda joins the recording session of the site survey team. They discuss sites to be visited, including 'Warrulany Jang', and plan the first helicopter trip.
dvR_040511_T1
Joy Williams Malwagag and Ilijili Lamilami discuss kinship terminology and triangular kinship terms.
dvR_030808_T3
Charlie Mangulda, Tim Mamitba and Murray Garde come back from site survey with helicopter. This is followed by footage of a sunset river cruise with Max Davidson, containing useful images of flora and fauna for elicitation purposes.
dvR_030809_T3A
David Minyimak, Reggie Cooper and Archie Brown perform Jurtbirrk "Iwaidja Love Songs" at night at Marradi Wiyul (Max Davidson's Safari Camp) during the Mangurlhan site survey trip (continuation of dvR_030809_T2B).
dvR_040512
Joy Williams Malwagag and Ilijili Lamilami discuss kinship terminology and triangular kinship terms.
dvR_030809_T1
Helicopter flight from Marradi Wiyul (Max Davidson's Safari Camp) to Mangurlhan and return with the site survey team. Contains arial views, a fishing trip.
dvR_030809_T2A
Camp conversation (during the Mangurlhan Site Survey Trip) about various topics, e.g. praying mantis and water goanna (painted on lorrkon); tracking bees with spiderweb and listing of six bee types; a hornet; naming of various bird species and their significance in creation stories. The text is in English, Iwaidja and Kunwinjku.
dvR_030807_T1
Trip from Croker Island to Mangurlhan with Archie Brown, David Minyimak, Reggie Cooper, Tim Mamitba, Bruce Birch and Murray Garde. This recording contains the flight from Croker Island to Waak on the mainland. The Iwaidja language consultants name some places, plants and siginificant sites, e.g. a rock named as " tha fat of the taipan" on their way to Mangulhan.The text is mostly in English with some Iwaidja and Kunwinjku (as interpreting help).