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Manggatharrawuy dhawu' / story teller: Larrtjannga Ganambarr ; transcription & editing: Wurrmitjin Mununggurr, Lalambarri Yunupingu ; drawings are by Gunbiyala Mununggurr
Bib ID 1308921
Format BookBook
Author
Ganambarr, Larrtjannga
 
Description Yirrkala, [N.T.] : Yirrkala Literature Production Centre, [1984] 
24 p. : ill., 1 map, 1 port. ; 20 cm. 
ISBN 0864090161
Summary

This story tells about the Macassans that came across from Indonesia to collect sea slug and sell them to Japan or China as a food.

Notes

Title translates as Macassan story.

Text in Ngaymil with summary in English.

Cited In

Christie, Bibliography of books in Yolngu languages.

Subjects Ngaymil language -- Readers.  |  Yolngu (Australian people) -- Social life and customs.  |  Makasar (Indonesian people) -- Northern Territory -- Arnhem Land.  |  Settlement and contacts - Macassans and Indonesians.  |  Ngaymil / Ngayimil / Ngeimil language (N116.X) (NT SD53-03)  |  Animals - Invertebrates - Crustacea and molluscs - Beche-de-mer / Trepang.  |  History.  |  Education - Language - Indigenous languages.  |  Arnhem Land (NT)
Other authors/contributors Mununggurr, Wurrmitjin  |  Yunupingu, Lalambarri  |  Munungurr, Gunbiyala  |  Yirrkala School Literature Production Centre
Also Titled

Macassan story.

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