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Stories from two native tribes of Eastern Australia, by Nils M. Holmer and Vanja E. Holmer
Bib ID 1146834
Format BookBook
Author
Holmer, Nils Magnus, 1904-
 
Description Upsala, A.-B. Lundequistska bokhandeln [1969] 
64 p. ports. 25 cm. 
Series

Australian essays and studies ; 6.

Summary

Notes on structure of morphology, syntax & metasyntax of Kattang & Thangatti languages; Kattang text translations of 19 stories; hunting, fishing, ghosts, etc., including Story about Coopalourripa initiation site; 8 lines Kattang corroboree song; 8 lines corroboree song - two-up song (idenitifed as being from Shepparton by Reay - includes four Bandjalang words); 14 lines Bandjalang dialect; Thangatti texts, conversations, 11 stories including Dreamtime, snakes, humans, ghosts, etc., 5 lines corroboree song; Story of Kempsey Fig Tree in Eng.; Tape recordings made.

Notes

Text in Kattang, Thangatti, or English.

Bibliographical references included in "Notes", p. [61]-64.

Subjects Tales -- Australia.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Folklore.  |  Ceremonies - Initiation.  |  Bundjalung / Banjalang people (E12) (NSW SH56-02)  |  Fishing.  |  Language - Linguistics - Grammar and syntax.  |  Bundjalung / Banjalang language (E12) (NSW SH56-02)  |  Dhanggatti / Daingatti / Dunghutti language (E6) (NSW SH56-14)  |  Worimi / Gadang / Kattang people (E2) (NSW SI56-02)  |  Music - Vocal.  |  Plants - Figs.  |  Dhanggatti / Daingatti / Dunghutti people (E6) (NSW SH56-14)  |  Worimi / Gadang / Kattang language (E2) (NSW SI56-02)  |  Stories and motifs - Snakes.  |  Gippsland / Eastern Victoria (E Vic SJ55)  |  Eastern Victoria / Gippsland (E Vic SJ55)  |  Kempsey (NSW N Coast SH56-14)
Other authors/contributors Holmer, Vanja E, joint author

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