Frog Stories

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.
A boy, a dog, a frog and a friend book This is a word-less children's book about a little boy, and his pet dog and frog. They go fishing and catch a turtle. The turtle bites the dog and then tries to drown him. They save the dog, only to find that the turtle is apparently dead. But when they bury the dog, the turtle comes back to life. Positional verbs book This is a word-less picture book designed by the MPI to elicit spatial relations. Recorded at Samantha Smiler's place, Daguragu
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.
A boy, a dog, a frog and a friend book This is a word-less children's book about a little boy, and his pet dog and frog. They go fishing and catch a turtle. The turtle bites the dog and then tries to drown him. They save the dog, only to find that the turtle is apparently dead. But when they bury the dog, the turtle comes back to life. At Samantha Smiler's house at Daguragu
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.
A boy, a dog, a frog and a friend book This is a word-less children's book about a little boy, and his pet dog and frog. They go fishing and catch a turtle. The turtle bites the dog and then tries to drown him. They save the dog, only to find that the turtle is apparently dead. But when they bury the dog, the turtle comes back to life. Positional verbs book This is a word-less picture book designed by the MPI to elicit spatial relations. At Samantha Smiler's house at Daguragu
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.
A boy, a dog, a frog and a friend book. This is a word-less children's book about a little boy, and his pet dog and frog. They go fishing and catch a turtle. The turtle bites the dog and then tries to drown him. They save the dog, only to find that the turtle is apparently dead. But when they bury the dog, the turtle comes back to life. At Lawi, Daguragu
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.
A boy, a dog, a frog and a friend book This is a word-less children's book about a little boy, and his pet dog and frog. They go fishing and catch a turtle. The turtle bites the dog and then tries to drown him. They save the dog, only to find that the turtle is apparently dead. But when they bury the dog, the turtle comes back to life. Health house, Kalkaringi
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.
A boy, a dog, a frog and a friend book. This is a word-less children's book about a little boy, and his pet dog and frog. They go fishing and catch a turtle. The turtle bites the dog and then tries to drown him. They save the dog, only to find that the turtle is apparently dead. But when they bury the dog, the turtle comes back to life. Lawi, Daguragu
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.
A boy, a dog, a frog and a friend book This is a word-less children's book about a little boy, and his pet dog and frog. They go fishing and catch a turtle. The turtle bites the dog and then tries to drown him. They save the dog, only to find that the turtle is apparently dead. But when they bury the dog, the turtle comes back to life. Cassandra's place, Daguragu
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.
Tanya reading 'A boy, a dog, a frog and a friend' book to her toddler Scotty This is a word-less children's book about a little boy, and his pet dog and frog. They go fishing and catch a turtle. The turtle bites the dog and then tries to drown him. They save the dog, only to find that the turtle is apparently dead. But when they bury the dog, the turtle comes back to life. Cassandra's place, Daguragu
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.
Samantha reading 'Frog on his own' book This is a word-less children's book about a little boy, his pet dog, frog and turtle. The frog decides to have his own adventure and gets into trouble with a couple having a picnic, a boy playing with his toy boat and a baby in a pram. Health house, Kalkaringi
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.
Cassandra reading 'Frog on his own' book This is a word-less children's book about a little boy, his pet dog, frog and turtle. The frog decides to have his own adventure and gets into trouble with a couple having a picnic, a boy playing with his toy boat and a baby in a pram. Health house, Kalkaringi
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.
Leanne reading 'Frog on his own' book This is a word-less children's book about a little boy, his pet dog, frog and turtle. The frog decides to have his own adventure and gets into trouble with a couple having a picnic, a boy playing with his toy boat and a baby in a pram. Health house, Kalkaringi
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.
Rhonda reading the Frog story. This is a word-less children's book about a little boy, his dog and his pet frog. His pet frog runs away and the boy and dog chase after him meeting various animals along the way. Health house, Kalkaringi
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.
Rhonda reading the Frog story. This is a word-less children's book about a little boy, his dog and his pet frog. His pet frog runs away and the boy and dog chase after him meeting various animals along the way. Health house, Kalkaringi
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.
Rhonda reading 'A boy, a dog, a frog and a friend' book This is a word-less children's book about a little boy, and his pet dog and frog. They go fishing and catch a turtle. The turtle bites the dog and then tries to drown him. They save the dog, only to find that the turtle is apparently dead. But when they bury the dog, the turtle comes back to life. Health house, Kalkaringi
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.
Lisa reading 'Frog on his own' book This is a word-less children's book about a little boy, his pet dog, frog and turtle. The frog decides to have his own adventure and gets into trouble with a couple having a picnic, a boy playing with his toy boat and a baby in a pram. Lawi, near Daguragu
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.
Tanya reading 'Frog on his own' book This is a word-less children's book about a little boy, his pet dog, frog and turtle. The frog decides to have his own adventure and gets into trouble with a couple having a picnic, a boy playing with his toy boat and a baby in a pram. Lawi, near Daguragu
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.
Cecelia reading 'Frog on his own' book This is a word-less children's book about a little boy, his pet dog, frog and turtle. The frog decides to have his own adventure and gets into trouble with a couple having a picnic, a boy playing with his toy boat and a baby in a pram. Lawi, near Daguragu
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.
Cecelia reading 'One frog too many' book This is a word-less children's book about a little boy, his pet dog, frog and turtle. The little boy receives a present which is a baby frog. The big frog dislikes the little frog and tries to get rid of him. Health house, Kalkaringi
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.
Joanne reading 'One frog too many' book This is a word-less children's book about a little boy, his pet dog, frog and turtle. The little boy receives a present which is a baby frog. The big frog dislikes the little frog and tries to get rid of him. Health house, Kalkaringi
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.
Samantha reading 'One frog too many' book. This is a word-less children's book about a little boy, his pet dog, frog and turtle. The little boy receives a present which is a baby frog. The big frog dislikes the little frog and tries to get rid of him. Health house, Kalkaringi

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Felicity Meakins (2007 - 2008). Item "Frog Stories" in collection "Jaminjungan and Eastern Ngumpin". The Language Archive. https://hdl.handle.net/1839/00-0000-0000-0009-6E5F-7. (Accessed 2024-04-24)

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