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Anecdote mermaid
KM describes how she saw a mermaid, when she was a child.
wine_preparing
The speaker recites a poem, written herself.
tau-1c
Example sentence which includes the marquesan word tau (land).
Dawjes
Length: 1:40 min How the speaker once went with others to get reed, and how they were surprised by some animals they suddenly saw.
RG03Animais
Explanation about animals that are culturally important.
EC98_a019_01tr
Recorded for Kalkaringi Community Education Centre (primary and middle school) Gurindji program organised by DAC (Diwurruwurru-jaru Aboriginal Corporation). A boy shares a humpy with his granny. She doesn't let him sleep properly, telling him to move over all the time and leave more room for her. The same thing happens night after night. One day he decides to kill her. He leaves the humpy in the evening, covers himself in white ochre and bursts in on her. She thinks he is a devildevil and dies of fright.
ej_eba_ghirighirighu
The speaker was facing seawards
family
Conversation between WN and HT about Haerudin's family and WN's life. Later a women joins the conversation.
sirita_i_bbet
An old woman tells the story of a girl called Bebet, she speaks very fast and somewhat unclear so that it was were difficult to transcribe the recording. Also the meaning isn't always clear.
ES08_A15_01
Support statement for ESB by DB in Jaminjung.
EU-081124SL
Elicitation on names and colours of animals and their body parts with a book with pictures., Elicitación por nombres y colores de animales y sus partes de cuerpo con un libro con dibujos.
SineluguDamaya_01DG
DG tells Sinelugu Damaya story
ShirvanYolu07V_10_2013
The shepherds are sitting at their nightcamp late in the evening and are planning their further route.