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Searching for Aboriginal languages : memoirs of a field worker / Bob Dixon
Bib ID 638616
Format BookBook
Author
Dixon, Robert M. W
 
Description St. Lucia, Qld. : University of Queensland Press, [1983] 
330 p., [1] leaf of plates : maps, ports. (1 col.) ; 23 cm. 
ISBN 0702217131
0702219339 (paperback)
Summary

Experiences in northeast Queensland 1963-77; introduces informants, particularly Chloe Grant and George Watson, how they lived, the languages and legends.

Notes

Maps on lining papers.

Subjects Dixon, Robert M. W.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Queensland -- Languages.  |  Linguists -- Queensland.  |  Linguistics -- Queensland -- Field work.  |  Stories and motifs.  |  Settlement and contacts - Colonisation - 1851-  |  Race relations.  |  Language - Maintenance.  |  Music - Vocal.  |  Tully (NE Qld SE55-06)  |  Queensland South East Cape York (Qld SD54, SD55)  |  South East Cape York (Qld SD54, SD55)  |  Murray River (NE Qld SE55-10)

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