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. 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. Lawi, near Daguragu The cicadas are very loud during this recording.
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, 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.
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, near Daguragu

Citation

Felicity Meakins (2007). Item "Frog Stories" in collection "Jaminjungan and Eastern Ngumpin". The Language Archive. https://hdl.handle.net/1839/00-0000-0000-0009-6E7A-3. (Accessed 2024-05-26)

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