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Anecdote mermaid
KM describes how she saw a mermaid, when she was a child.
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.
DH10_A12_01
These clips were designed by researcher DH herself to elicit boundary crossing events in motion descriptions. It is an animated ppt presentation consisting of 10 different slides: 1) The car went out of the fence/door 2) The car into the fence/door 3) The girl walked into the fence/door 4) The girl walked out of the fence/door 5) The kangaroo jumped out of the fence/door
ej_eba_ghirighirighu
The speaker was facing seawards
ES97_A01_03_ActingMad
Attempt at eliciting talk about “mad” actions, talking about retarded boy; spontaneous discourse related to fishing.
plants_medicine001
plants used as medicine, how to manipulate the plants to make them useful
ES08_A15_01
Support statement for ESB by DB in Jaminjung.
kp_cs_kaili
The speaker is facing seawards.
food006
The different meals are elicited in this session. The consultant is also talking about food (e.g. about making sausage).
SineluguDamaya_01DG
DG tells Sinelugu Damaya story