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Ngapartji Ngapartji memory basket [kit] / [authors, Alex Kelly ... [et al.]]
Bib ID 4931992
Format KitKit
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Description [Woolahra, N.S.W.] : Big hArt, 2010 
2 booklets : col. ill. ; 19 cm. + 2 audiovisual CDs in container 20 x 20 x 8 cm. 
ISBN 9780646520704
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"Ngapartji Ngapartji - I give you something, you give me something - Big hArt's acclaimed Ngapartji Ngapartji project was based in Alice Springs from 2005 to 2009 and worked with Pitjantjatjara communities across the Central Desert. Ngapartji Ngapartji involved workshops in art, film and music with a language focus, an online Pitjantjatjara learning site and touring theature workshops. The memory basket captures some of the stories of this inspiring project."--Back of container.

Full contents
  • Booklets: Nyakunytjaku : to see
  • Tjukurpa story
  • Audiovisual CDs: Urintja : things that move
  • Inma music
  • Ngapartji Ngapartji associated facts & figures.

Title from container.

Container also contains 2 iron-on fabric transfers, 30 Pitjantjatjara/English language fridge magnets and a Ngapartji Ngapartji booch.

Urintja : things that move consists of the documentary 'Nothring rhymes with Ngarpartji' by Trevor Jamieson (56 mins 30 secs., 2010), project overview, 'Ngapartji Ngapartji' (4 mins., 2007), language lessons: 'Counting by somersaults (3 mins., 2006), Paluru, pula (pronouns) (2 mins., 2005), Kulni (verbs) (8 mins., 2007), Kata alipiri muti tjina (head, shoulders, knees and toes) (1 min., 2007) and Anangu (body parts) (3 mins., 2005), music video clips: Ngura Piltingka, 'Dry country (3 mins., 2007), Kungka Kutju Anu, 'One girl gone' (4 mins., 2009) and Ngura Wiru Ilkaringka, 'Beautiful place in the sky' (4 mins., 2007), short stories: Kungka Kutju Tjituru Tjituru Ananyi, 'Alone, she goes sadly (6 mins. 30 secs., 2007), Taunukutu, 'Off to town' (2 mins., 2006) and Wati Kutju, 'One man' (4 mins. 30 secs., 2007).

Inma music: 1. Ngayunya Wantiriyalku / I shall be released, 2. Urungka jarpara-tjarpara, 3. Kata Alipiri, Muti, Tina / Head, shoulders, knees and toes, 4. Ngayuju Walytja, 5. Kungka Kutju Anu, 6. Tjitji Kulunypa, 7. Wati Ngana, 8. Ngurakutu Ara, 9. Wantiriyala, 10. Bob Marley's reggae, 11. Kungka Wanti Watjilpa, 12. Ngura Piltingka, 13. Tjiti Kulunpa, 14. Wanalku / I will follow Jesus, 15. Kinara Kura Pakani / Bad moon rising (live in the creekbed), 16. Tjituru-tjituru / Sorrow, 17. Ngayunya Wantiriyalku / I shall be released.

Related website, viewed 14-Jul-10:

In Pitjantjatjara and English.

Subjects Big hART.  |  Pitjantjatjara (Australian people) -- Art.  |  Pitjantjatjara (Australian people) -- Music.  |  Pitjantjatjara (Australian people) -- Dances.  |  Pitjantjatjara language -- Songs and music.  |  Music - Vocal.  |  Pitjantjatjara people (C6) (NT SG52-11)  |  Language - Maintenance.  |  Performing arts - Musical drama and theatre.
Other authors/contributors Kelly, Alex  |  Big Hart
Terms of Use "Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and particularly Pitjantjatjara people should be warned that this package may include images of people who have passed away."--Nyakunytjiaku booklet cover verso. 


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