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Makassar & north east Arnhem Land : missing links & living bridges / compiled by Michael Cooke
Bib ID 1679352
Format BookBook
Author
Cooke, Michael, 1954-
 
Description [Batchelor, N.T.] : Batchelor College, 1987 
[iv], 61, 11 p. : ill., maps, ports. ; 30 cm. 
ISBN 0724517790
Summary

Report on a student trip to Ujung Pandang (Makassar), South Sulawesi to trace family connections; historical background and sources; role of oral history; includes a selection of stories gathered by students in their own communities (Yirrkala, Milingimbi, Ramingining, Galiwinku, Bathurst Island); genealogical information generated by Aboriginal and Makassan informants; language contact and Macassan loan words.

Full contents Includes appendix: Excerpts from Yolnu-Matha dictionary, Macassan loanwords project (29-30 May 1986), by R. David Paul Zorc. 
Notes

"Batchelor College report on a Makassan field study June 1986'.

Bibliography: p. 59.

Subjects Yolngu languages.  |  Makasar language.  |  Trepang fisheries -- Indonesia -- Ujung Pandang -- History.  |  Djinang / Dyinang language (N94.1) (NT SD53-02)  |  Settlement and contacts - Macassans and Indonesians.  |  Yolngu people (NT SD53)  |  History - Oral history.  |  Yolngu languages (NT SD53)  |  Djinang / Dyinang people (N94.1) (NT SD53-02)  |  Language - Change.  |  History - Genealogy and family history.  |  Arnhem Land (N.T.) -- Relations -- Indonesia -- Ujung Pandang.  |  Ujung Pandang (Indonesia) -- Relations -- Northern Territory -- Arnhem Land.  |  Ujung Pandang (Indonesia) -- Social life and customs.  |  Yirrkala (East Arnhem Land SD53-04)  |  Ramingining (Central Arnhem Land SD53-02)  |  Batchelor (NT Top End SD52-08)  |  Milingimbi (Central Arnhem Land NT SD53-02)  |  Galiwinku (Elcho Island East Arnhem Land NT SD53-03)  |  Bathurst Island (NT SC52-15)
Other authors/contributors Zorc, R. David Paul, 1943- Excerpts from Yolngu-Matha dictionary Macassan loanwords project (29-30 May 1986)  |  Batchelor College

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