DOBES Archive

dvR_041027_T1A
Itbi-itbi Music Performance ("Love Songs") at Rruwirk. The songs are sung in Kunwinjku and Mawng. Dick Gameraidj: Lead singer, clapsticks Lindsay Gameraidj: Singer, clapsticks Ronnie Waraludj: Singer, clapsticks Sam Namaruka: Didjeridoo
dvR_050821_T2B
Mary Murndanymarri, called 'Old Lady', sings a couple of songs in Gunbarlang and Kunwinjku.
MAR_w_991219
This recording, made with Charlie Wardaga, includes a story of the Rainbow Serpent wreaking destruction upon people, and is interesting because of the use of both Ilgar and Marrku, in representing the speech of different characters, embedded in Kunwinjku and English for the outer parts of the narrative. See handout ''Multilingualtexts.doc" for discussion of language choice and alternation in this narrative.
dvR_041026_T3
Itbi-itbi Music Performance ("Love Songs") at Rruwirk. The songs are sung in Kunwinjku and Mawng. Dick Gameraidj: Lead singer, clapsticks Lindsay Gameraidj: Singer, clapsticks Ronnie Waraludj: Singer, clapsticks Sam Namaruka: Didjeridoo
dvR_050921_T2
The informant demonstrates the making of a mourning necklace. The rope used for this demonstration was bought in the local shop. (Part 2 of 2)
dvR_050921_T1
The informant demonstrates the making of a mourning necklace. The rope used for this demonstration was bought in the shop. (Part 1 of 2)
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).