DOBES Archive

CS07_a075_05
Sitting at Libili. game: kids fishing with JM and ERa. JM hasa picture showing kids fishing, and it is easy to see what each one has caught at the end of their lines. She describes what eachones has and ERa adds the pictures on her card.
DH10_A08_09
personal narrative about going fishing around Timber Creek
CS07_a060_01
JM is saying the names of the plants and trees from the photo album to be used for speaking dictionary.
CS07_a072_01_Old_days
Sitting at Mengan with BH and JM. BH is telling a story about people and the olden days.
ES12_A03_04_childhood_place1
Moving from previous fishing place, and reminiscenses about childhood in places along Timber Creek.
ES12_A01_04_Welfare
Welfare taking children the same week; discussion of function of Jaminjung clitics mindi and ngarndi
ES12_A03_05_childhood_place2
Moving from previous fishing place, and reminiscenses about childhood in places along Timber Creek.
CS07_a077_01
Sitting at Libili. Checking the names of birds, with DR, JoJ, JM, ERa, and ethnobotanist GW at Libili. This is a follow-up session from the work conducted in 2006. GW uses books with photographs to elicit the information. GW has already done some rechecking. First 20 minutes: CS uses a rough copy of dictionary to check entries of birds. Next 60 minutes: checking on the labels and information collected on plants and trees photographed in album.
CS07_a070_01
Sitting at Bethnal Camp with IP. IP is describing the pictures in the book with sequences of events. People making damper, looking for malajagu, looking for honey, cutting paperbark for painting.
CS07_a075_04
Sitting at Libili Task 15 Eventives Cards with cartoons Condition C: categorical sentence in narration: tell me the story this pictures show? with ERa and JM.
ES08_A12_01_Jajigi
Jajigi (Groper) and Dawujbany (Perch) Dreamtime story. Told slowly as for dictation, with the aim of producing an illustrated booklet.
CS07_a085_01
Sitting at Bethnal Camp in Kununurra. Checking botanical data with DR, DB, IP, EH, JM and JoJ. revision of the work done with the ethnobotanist.
CS06_a052_05
Garani, near Ranger's Park. ER's grandson, Ayden, is also present. Lexical elicitation. birds GW uses binders with pictures. Each picture is circulated around participants and information about names, uses etc is recorded.
CS06_a016_01
JM looks at the book 'Jawoyn plants and animals' and tells CS the name of the plants and animals. The photographs on each page have been numbered. It is the first time this is used with JM and she looks at the pictures in a haphazzard way. Plants, birds and fish covered, but not all items have been elicited. An effort is made to clarify language affiiation for each item collected. Sometimes the Station's helicopter flies over, and can be heard on recording .
CS06_a025_02
Sitting at Batchelor's place. JM's granddaughter can be heard on the recording as well as some noise from the galah bird.There is a strong wind that is also heard on recording. JM is looking at the picture album containing photos of trees and plants taken on a previous bush trip and helps in labelling each of them. An effort is made to clarify language affiliation for each item. Much plant use information is provided. Not transcribed, but album is labelled and information entered in the spreadsheet.
CS06_a036_01
Sitting at Barak Barak with DR. Also present are LR, PTH and children. Elicitation of material for prosodic analysis.DR is looking at the book containing pictures of people, this was obtained from the Health Service. She is describing what she see. Sometimes LR participates in the description. Dr is very patient and repeats many times her descriptions.*** Not trancribed *** good material for analysis
ES08_A13_03
Dictionary checking: words for weather, sky, hitting
CS07_a083_04
Sitting at Myatt. Also present is JM. Task 15 Cards with cartoons Condition C: categorical sentence in narration: tell me the story this pictures show? with JoJ
CS06_a015_01
JM talks about the country, about her people and growing up there. ** Skull Creek (first 7 min0 then Marungulag (40:00 to 54:00 CS is using the refashioned STEDT questionaire to elicit the lexical items related to the body and body functions. Words are said in English by CS and JM tries to provide equivalents in Jaminjung and Ngaliwurru. Not transcribed in Transcriber, but results collated in a spreadsheet. ** Godd sample of a paragraph for prsosodic analysis.
CS06_a050_01
Boat Landing. Birds and EJ's granddaughter are heard on recording at times. Lexical elicitation. Revision of data on fish collected the day before, after elicitation of animal. GW uses binders with pictures. Each picture is circulated around participants and information about names, uses etc is recorded. See around 28:30 JM gives a dreaming stroy about porcupine (prosody?)