The Language 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.
dvR_040424
Rachel Nimilga talks about the fact that children are missing out on learning what she considers to be key aspects of her culture. She points out the differences between her childhood, and the way children grow up today.
ERGstoryLC05_4
Kuuku Story, stories to elicit overt transitive subject NPs
dvR_050923_A
The informant demonstrates how to get the inner layer of the bark of the aerial root of a Banyan tree which is used for making a two ply string.
C02_8a
spontaneous
FM08_11_2c
We started on the highway near Spice Creek collecting bush tea (pujtilip). Then we went to the other side of the highway looking for 'tirnung' which is the sap of bloodwood 'jartpurru' tree. We couldn't find any. We headed back to Kalkaringi and got some 'lawa' and 'yirrijkaji' from the side of the highway near the first bridge. Afterwards we got some firewood from the side of the Daguragu road in two places.
ERGstoryWiWC14_2
stories to elicit overt transitive subject NPs
FM09_14_1a
We started on the highway near Spice Creek collecting bush tea (pujtilip). Then we went to the other side of the highway looking for 'tirnung' which is the sap of bloodwood 'jartpurru' tree. We couldn't find any. We headed back to Kalkaringi and got some 'lawa' and 'yirrijkaji' from the side of the highway near the first bridge. Afterwards we got some firewood from the side of the Daguragu road in two places.
dvR_051004
The informants demontrate and describe the preparation process and the application of a plant medicine made of the fan palm (Livistona humilis) which is used for chest colds and sore throat. Procedure: A small fan palm (Livistona humilis) is cut right at the base and the fronds are removed. A fire is lit and the trunk is singed thoroughly, turning it constantly. After removing the bark, the trunk is pounded until it softens, and left soaking in water overnight. The pieces of trunk are removed, sucked to extract the juice, and then discarded. The remaining solution is drunk. The procedure is repeated as often as necessary.
dvR_030723
Nicholas Evans introduces the Iwaidja Documentation Project.to the Minjilang community.
dvR_040218_T2
Andrew Yarmirr, David Minyimak and Archie Brown discuss the stages of the story of the 'shark's journey' at Jimurtbab. Then David Miniymak tells the whole epic. It follows a discussion about producing a book with the story for the kids in Minjilang. (Part 2 of 2)
ERGstoryYuWC02
stories to elicit overt transitive subject NPs