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The Walmatjari : an introduction to the language and culture / Joyce Hydson & Eirlys Richards ... [et al.]
Bib ID 2703160
Format BookBook
Author
Hudson, Joyce
 
Description Darwin : Summer Institute of Linguistics, Australian Aborigines Branch, 1976 
viii, 109 p. : ill., map ; 25 cm. 
ISBN 0868921297
Series

Work papers of SIL-AAB ; v. 1.

Summary

Non-technical material on the Walmatjari; history of the Fitzroy Crossing area; linguistic and cultural differences; stories told by the Walmatjari about their culture and their experiences since the arrival of Europeans; word lists in Walmatjari, Nyingina and Bunabba; contrastive description of the Walmatjari language, the sound system and the grammar.

Notes

Bibliography: p. 108-109.

Subjects Walmajarri language.  |  Walmajarri (Australian people)  |  Language - Linguistics - Grammar and syntax.  |  Walmajarri / Walmatjarri language (A66) (WA SE51-16)  |  Bunuba / Punuba language (K5) (WA SE 51-08)  |  Walmajarri / Walmatjarri people (A66) (WA SE51-16)  |  Language - Texts and translations - Aboriginal to non-Aboriginal language.  |  Language - Vocabulary - Word lists.  |  Nyikina language (K3) (WA SE 51-12)  |  Bunuba / Punuba people (K5) (WA SE51-08)  |  Nyikina people (K3) (WA SE51-11)  |  Fitzroy Crossing (WA West Kimberley SE51-12)
Other authors/contributors Richards, Eirlys  |  Summer Institute of Linguistics. Australian Aborigines Branch

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