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oai:soas.ac.uk:MPI1163930

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Title:JBG002
Contributor:James Barripaŋ Gandaŋu
Juliane Kabisch-Lindenlaub
Coverage:Australia
Date:2011-07-25
Description:JBG (Golpa speaker) talks about dogs as creational beings and the song lines about the dogs. The dogs are believed to have first walked on the land and to have left prints as they walked. The land they have walked on belongs to the different mandjikay clans (on and around Elcho Island). These creational dogs used to communicate in the languages later used by humans. The recording was made at the Galawarra camp site.
The aim of the project is to produce an annotated and illustrated Golpa story book about the Golpa people, their land and culture. Golpa is a severely endangered YolNGu language (Yirritja moiety) spoken on Elcho Island, Northern Territory, Australia. Most stories in the book are part of a hugh collection of audio recordings made back in the 1960s. The narrator of these texts is the father of today's Golpa speakers/consultants. Until this project these texts have never been processed. There are only very few Golpa left who still speak and/or understand the language to a considerable extend. The processing of these recordings will reveal and document linguistic and cultural knowledge about a dying Australian indigenous group and make it accessible to the community as well as to researchers. This project is the first attempt to document and describe the Golpa language (and culture).
JBG speaks about dogs as creational beings and the song lines about the dogs. The dogs are believed to have first walked on the land and to have left prints as they walked. The land they have walked on belongs to the different mandjikay clans (around Elcho Island). These creational dogs used to communicate in the languages later used by humans.
Muthali is the last fluent spekaer of Golpa. He is not only the speaker of this text but also one major consultant who helped annotate and translate the text.
JKL has been in touch with the Golpa since 2008 via phone. They first met and worked together in 2009, then again in 2011 and 2012. She has spent a total of approx. 5 months in the field. JKL has carried out all field trips with the company of her little son resulting in wonderful social contacts with the locals and more natural work sessions.
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Identifier:oai:soas.ac.uk:MPI1163930
SG0057
Identifier (URI):https://lat1.lis.soas.ac.uk/ds/asv?openpath=MPI1163930%23
Publisher:Juliane Kabisch-Lindenlaub
Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena
Subject:narration
dogs as creational beings
Undetermined language
Golpa
Subject (ISO639):und
Type:Audio

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Citation: James Barripaŋ Gandaŋu; Juliane Kabisch-Lindenlaub. 2011-07-25. Juliane Kabisch-Lindenlaub.
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