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Kanhi-ka da i murrinh ngarra kardu Thamarrurr numi da pubemkardurdu = The countries and languages of peoples gathered together in Wadeye / Teresa Ward
Bib ID 7761076
Format BookBook [text, still image, volume]
Author
Ward, Teresa, author
 
Description Batchelor, NT : Batchelor Institute Press, [2018] 
©2018 
xvi, 247 pages : illustrations (chiefly colour), portraits (chiefly colour), 1 colour map ; 30 cm 
ISBN 9781741313390 (paperback)
1741313392
Summary

"This book is an attempt to share some of the riches that Sr Tess has acquired by living with Aboriginal people at Wadeye. In turn, Sr Tess hopes that it will help others understand a little better the cultural context in which we are living among traditionally oriented people and also to come to respect their way of life."--Page 2.

Full contents
  • The lands and languages of Wadeye
  • Family groups and clan places
  • Ceremonial life and relations
  • The little totem people and spirit children
  • The people of God and their spirituality
  • People, plants, animals, land forms, water and artefacts
  • Pronunciation guides
  • References.
 
Notes

Includes Murrinh ngarra pumpanngerren Pronunciation Guides.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 245-247)

Text in Murrinhpatha language and English

Subjects Murrinhpatha language.  |  Murrinh-Patha (Australian people) -- Social life and customs.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Northern Territory -- Social life and customs.  |  Murrinhpatha / Murrinh-patha language (N3) (NT SD52-11)  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Social life and customs.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Social life and customs.  |  Northern Territory -- Social life and customs.  |  Northern Territory.  |  Australian
Other authors/contributors Wadeye Aboriginal Languages Centre
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