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Dandy Danbayarri tells true stories of a bush girl who kidnaps a baby, and of a child who gets taken by a wedge-tailed eagle.
Contributor (researcher):EC
Contributor (speaker):DD
Victoria River District
Description:Recorded for Kalkaringi Community Education Centre (primary and middle school) Gurindji program organised by DAC (Diwurruwurru-jaru Aboriginal Corporation) Dandy Danbayarri tells a Dreamtime of two brothers who argue over women. They find two women, and the older brother claims them as his wives. The younger is unhappy about this arrangement and asks him to reconsider, but he older is set in his decision. The younger decides that he is justified in his claim to a wife to do magic to resolve the situation. He puts a curse on a tree so that when his brother climbs it for hunting, he can't come down. the younger takes off with the two wives. after a while he feels sorry for his older brother and sings the tree back down. the older brother returns to the community and people are surprised to see him, thinking he had died. He asks the whereabouts of his youner brother. the latter is out hunting with his wives. He waits for them. When they return, he attacks them, hitting the women, throwing the children to the ground and killing his younger brother with a knife.
Identifier (URI):https://hdl.handle.net/1839/00-0000-0000-0009-8118-C
Is Part Of:DoBeS archive : Jaminjungan and Eastern Ngumpin
Language:Gurinji; Gurindji
Language (ISO639):gue
Publisher:The Language Archive, Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics
Subject:Gurinji language
Subject (ISO639):gue
Type (DCMI):Sound


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OaiIdentifier:  oai:www.mpi.nl:lat_1839_00_0000_0000_0009_8118_C
DateStamp:  2018-04-06
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Citation: EC (researcher); DD (speaker); RWH. n.d. DoBeS archive : Jaminjungan and Eastern Ngumpin.
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Country: Australia
Area: Pacific

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