National Library of Australia

<< Previous record  /  Next record >>
Record 118 of 174
You must be logged in to Tag Records
Partulyayimarta : Ngarla birds / by Nyapiri Alexander 'Sandy' Brown ; compiled by Larissa Brown, Jessica Mathie and Peter Hill ; in consultation with Brian Geytenbeek
Bib ID 6445954
Format BookBook [text, still image, volume]
Author
Brown, Nyapiri Alexander, 1930-2010 author
 
Description South Hedland, WA : Wangka Maya Pilbara Aboriginal Language Centre, 2016 
©2016 
152 pages : colour illustrations, colour portraits ; 18 x 26 cm 
ISBN 9781921970054 (paperback)
Summary

"The information on birds presented in this book was recorded by the Ngarla elder Nyapiri Alexander 'Sandy' Brown with the help of his liguist friend Brian Geytenbeek. This book documents an Aboriginal way of identifying, naming and classifying birds, and also provides additional cultural and linguistic information. The scientific names and common English names of each bird are also presented along with many illustrative photographs."--Back cover.

Notes

Includes bibliography (page 151) and index of Ngarla bird names, index of English common names, index of scientific bird names.

Subjects Birds -- Western Australia -- Pilbara -- Identification.  |  Birds -- Western Australia -- Pilbara -- Classification.  |  Ngarla language.  |  Ngarla language -- Glossaries, vocabularies, etc.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Western Australia -- Pilbara -- Languages.  |  Australian languages -- Western Australia -- Pilbara.  |  Language - Linguistics - Language elicitation - Translated.  |  Animals - Birds.  |  Language - Vocabulary - Animal names.  |  Stories and motifs - Birds.  |  Ngarla language (W40) (WA SF50-04)  |  Ngarla language W40.
Other authors/contributors Brown, Nyapiri Alexander, 1930-2010, author  |  Brown, Larissa, compiler  |  Mathie, Jessica, compiler  |  Hill, Peter, compiler  |  Geytenbeek, Brian  |  Wangka Maya Pilbara Aboriginal Language Centre, issuing body

Online

    In the Library

    Request this item to view in the Library's reading rooms using your library card. To learn more about how to request items watch this short online video Help Video.

    Details Collect From
    NLq 2017-87
    Copy: NL pbk
    Main Reading Room
    Nq 2016-2541
    Copy: N pbk
    Main Reading Room

    Order a copy

    - Copyright or permission restrictions may apply. We will contact you if necessary.

    Help Video To learn more about Copies Direct watch this short online video Help Video.
    close Can I borrow items from the Library?

    You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

    You can view this on the NLA website.

    close What can I get online?

    You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

    You can view this on the NLA website.

    close Can I get copies of items from the Library?

    You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

    You can view this on the NLA website.

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Flags
    Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and other First Nations people are advised that this catalogue contains names, recordings and images of deceased people and other content that may be culturally sensitive. Please also be aware that you may see certain words or descriptions in this catalogue which reflect the author’s attitude or that of the period in which the item was created and may now be considered offensive.