About who the oldest person on the island is

Flint, Elwyn Henry About who the oldest person on the island is. (Elwyn Flint Collection, UQFL 173)

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Creator Flint, Elwyn Henry
Title About who the oldest person on the island is
Recording Date 1965-05-19
Place of Recording Moa Island
Year available 2015
Contributor Tom Dutton
Andai Ware
Turu Levi
Series Elwyn Flint Collection, UQFL 173
Type audio/wav
Source Elwyn Flint Collection, UQFL 173, Box 51, Tape R304C, 27.711sec to 54.889sec.
Duration 27.178sec
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 Mabuiag / Kalaw Lagaw Ya / Kala Lagaw Ya
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.
Transcript
Researcher: Yeah, well alright, well wait a minute, I just want to ask you that...
Researcher: Again, are you,
Researcher: You're not the oldest on the island,
Participant: No.
Researcher: Who's the oldest?
Participant: Bana Chris.
Researcher: How old would he be?
Participant: Well he'd be over, he's sixty-eight or sixty-seven, he's getting (unclear) now.
Researcher: He's older than you are, Turu?
Participant: Yes (unclear) im older than me.
Researcher: Mm.
Researcher: And did...
Participant: (unclear)
Participant: Im older than me.
Researcher: Mm.
Identifier Group 304C

 
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Created: Thu, 14 May 2015, 22:52:50 EST by Mr Andrew Martlew on behalf of School of Languages and Cultures