Flint, Sadie and others tell Willie to sing some corroboree songs

Flint, Elwyn Henry Flint, Sadie and others tell Willie to sing some corroboree songs. (Elwyn Flint Collection, UQFL 173)

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Creator Flint, Elwyn Henry
Title Flint, Sadie and others tell Willie to sing some corroboree songs
Open Access Status Other
Recording Date 1965-12-01
Place of Recording Woorabinda
Year available 2015
Contributor Elwyn Flint
Willie Rookwood
unidentified male participants
Series Elwyn Flint Collection, UQFL 173
Type audio/wav
Source Elwyn Flint Collection, UQFL 173, Box 54, Tape R331_332A, Side B, 100.02sec to 146.51sec.
Duration 46.49sec
Language eng
Rights Please contact the Fryer Library, The University of Queensland Library to inquire about this work.
License Creative Commons Attribution noncommercial no derivatives

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Subject Kuungkari / Gunggari
Genres Conversation
Abstract/Summary This collection comprises written documents and recordings collected by Elwyn Flint, mostly as part of his long term research project in the 1960s, known as the Queensland Speech Survey. The survey includes recordings of Indigenous Languages spoken by Aboriginal people all over the state and those spoken in the Torres Strait Islands. It remains the largest and broadest collection of languages spoken in Queensland in the 20th century.
Keyword Aboriginal Australians -- Languages
Queensland Speech Survey
English Language -- Dialects – Australia
Advisory Statement Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander material and information accessed on this site may be culturally sensitive for some individuals and communities. The University of Queensland has approval from traditional owners and/or descendants of the people who participated in Elwyn Flint’s Queensland Speech Survey in the 1960s.
Acknowledgements This project is supported by the Australian National Data Service (ANDS). ANDS is supported by the Australian Government through the National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy Program.
Participant: Now, you (unclear) you gotta (unclear) two then over that.
Researcher: Yeah. He must do two of them.
Participant: Yeah, yeah.
Participant: Ay?
Participant: You gotta sing one (unclear), ay.
Participant: Mmm.
Researcher: Yeah. Go on. You -
Participant: Ay?
Researcher: You sing
Participant: Go on, you can sing na.
Participant: Go on. You sing now. You sing that right now.
Participant: Right now?
Researcher: Mmm.
Participant: Yeah. In the (unclear).
Participant: Ay?
Participant: Yeah.
Participant: I sing over this?
Researcher: Yes, yes.
Participant: Yeah, yeah.
Participant: Just where I am?
Researcher: Yes, yes. Just where you are.
Participant: Yeah.
Researcher: It's coming over. You can see it moving. I want you to sing there.
Participant: Oh, righto then.
Researcher: Yeah.
Participant: Sing guinea pig.
Researcher: Guinea pig.
Participant: Wait till I think of - wait till I think of one.
Participant: Oh I can't think of one now.
Researcher: Oh, well, it'll come.
Participant: I'll get him. I'll get him. Don't you worry.
Researcher: Yes. No hurry.
Researcher: Take your time.
Participant: I'll get him for you.
Participant: You got patient?
Researcher: What?
Participant: You got patient?
Researcher: Yes, very patient.
Identifier Group 332

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Created: Thu, 14 May 2015, 22:12:15 EST by Mr Andrew Martlew on behalf of School of Languages and Cultures