About Burnett District Corroboree Song

Flint, Elwyn Henry About Burnett District Corroboree Song. (Elwyn Flint Collection, UQFL 173)

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Creator Flint, Elwyn Henry
Title About Burnett District Corroboree Song
Open Access Status Other
Recording Date 1965-12-01
Place of Recording Woorabinda
Year available 2015
Contributor Elwyn Flint
Willie Rookwood
Series Elwyn Flint Collection, UQFL 173
Type audio/wav
Source Elwyn Flint Collection, UQFL 173, Box 54, Tape R331_332A, Side B, 233.6sec to 279.51sec.
Duration 45.91sec
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 Culture, stories, people
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.
Researcher: Yes. Well, now, that corroboree, you say, belongs to the Burnett District?
Participant: It belongs to the Burnett District.
Researcher: And it's a different language from yours?
Participant: Different language than mine.
Researcher: And what's the song about?
Participant: It's about - let me see na.
Participant: (Traditional Language) ((singing))
Participant: Just like the other person was going away, see?
Researcher: Going away.
Participant: Yeah.
Researcher: Sort of a farewell corroboree, eh?
Participant: Yeah.
Researcher: Farewell. Sort of a farewell corroboree.
Participant: It was sort of just like it was going away from a person.
Researcher: Yeah.
Participant: Do you understand?
Researcher: I see.
Identifier Group 332

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