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a| Sebasio, Salu, d| 1933- 4| ive
a| Salu Sebasio interviewed by Aggie Hankin in the Torres Strait songs project h| [sound recording].
c| 2007 Sept. 11.
a| 1 sound file (ca. 31 min.)
a| The term 'language' refers to the traditional Torres Strait language Kala Lagaw Ya of the Western and Central Islands and its various dialects.
a| Access open for research, personal copies and public use.
a| Recorded on September 11, 2007 on Yam-Iama Island, Qld.
a| Mrs. Salu Sebasio speaks about her marriages and children; being active in community as teacher and a nursing aide; returning to the community when she had a child; the strict culture, obeying the elders; misbehaving men being put off the island; being proud to be from a good family background; respecting elders an important part of life in Torres Strait; being proud of her culture; family sitting together every Sunday to sing language hymns; studying island music and dance from the age of 10; Maza Samuel: composing songs about stars, moon, sea, wind and the local environment; asking about the songs, learnt verbally, oral transmission; WWII songs; singing the island songs; men being the composers of songs; actions to songs; marriage, tombstone opening, birthdays etc. celebrations; how dances and language have stayed quite similar to old days; influences on the younger people; taking pride in being Indigenous; how there are few elders left in community; the diminishing culture but accepting of change; the importance of this project because it helps to preserve culture; the islanders culture of giving and sharing; the recording of language hymns, Aggie Hankin and Jillian Thaiday's involvement; performs solo song about wind [koki] that circles around Yam island.
a| Digital master available b| National Library of Australia; d| nla.obj-213662719
a| Interview conducted in English and Torres Strait creole.
a| Timed summary available.
a| Sebasio, Salu, d| 1933- v| Interviews.
a| Songs, Torres Strait Islanders.
a| Torres Strait Islanders x| Languages.
a| Torres Strait x| Social life and customs.
a| Hankin, Aggie, d| 1968- 4| ivr
t| Torres Strait songs project w| (AuCNL)4362990
a| Torres Strait songs project.
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a| National Library of Australia b| Parkes c| Parkes d| Special Collections Reading Room (ORAL HISTORY SUMMARIES [Specials 2]) e| ORAL TRC 5728/9 (summary) h| Other scheme m| 9604d01f-a856-5357-b56f-31c934dbba23 z| Holdings note: Summary