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oai:soas.ac.uk:MPI1163934

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Title:HDG004
Contributor:Rose L. GandaNGu
Bernhard Schebeck
Harry Djingulul Gandaŋu
Juliane Kabisch-Lindenlaub
Contributor (consultant):Jane Garrutju Gandaŋu
James Barripaŋ Gandaŋu
Coverage:Australia
Date:1966
Description:This audio recording was made of HDG (father of current speakers) and his duaghter RLG (also deceased) by B. Schebeck (linguist). DHG wants his daughter to talk back to him in Golpa so B. Schebeck can record this language. So, HDG often gives RLG Golpa words to use to answer him. They're talking about RLG' jobs. This story is part of a hugh collection of recordings made of HDG by B. Schebeck in 1966.
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).
Djingulul wants his daughter Rose to talk back to him in Golpa so Bernhard Schebeck can record it. So, HDG often gives RLG Golpa words to use to answer him. They're talking about Rose' jobs. This story is part of a hugh collection of recordings made of HDG by B. Schebeck in 1966.
They're using Golpa and also common YolNGu words.
Rose passed away in Feb. 2011 and was burried at Galawarra (Golpa land). Her funeral was very significant for the Golpa clan. She was a fluent Golpa speaker.
BS is a well known Australian linguist who has made significant contributions towards understanding and describing Australian indigeneous languages and concepts. Amongst other things he has written (and published) a number of papers on Yolŋu languages. The Golpa recording collection was made under the umbrella of survey work on (North East) Arnhem Land languages in 1965 and 1966. This study was funded by AIAS (now AIATSIS).
HDG was a very prestigous man. On Elcho Island he was known as "King of the Wessels". Gunhu' was with the army stationed at NGuy'NGuy (Jenson Bay), Wessel Islands. He died in 1975.
Garrutju is a well educated lady who has a number of jobs (such as officially registered interpreter or as head of Marthakal Homelands Resource Centre). She is a semi-speaker of Golpa and has helped getting this text annotated and translated.
Muthali is the last fluent speaker of Golpa. He 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 together with her little son (which resulted in wonderful social contacts with the locals and more natural work sessions).
I obtained a digitized copy of this recording from John Greatorex (Charles Darwin University) in May 2011.
The approximate size of BS's Golpa recording collection is 27 hours. They are all stored with AIATSIS, Canberra, Australia. I obtained a digitized copy of this recording from John Greatorex (Charles Darwin University) in May 2011.
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Identifier:oai:soas.ac.uk:MPI1163934
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Identifier (URI):https://lat1.lis.soas.ac.uk/ds/asv?openpath=MPI1163934%23
Publisher:Juliane Kabisch-Lindenlaub
Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena
Subject:conversation
RLG's work
Undetermined language
Golpa
Subject (ISO639):und
Type:Audio

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DateStamp:  2018-07-26
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Citation: Rose L. GandaNGu; Bernhard Schebeck; Harry Djingulul Gandaŋu; Jane Garrutju Gandaŋu (consultant); James Barripaŋ Gandaŋu (consultant); Juliane Kabisch-Lindenlaub. 1966. Juliane Kabisch-Lindenlaub.
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