Translation of "stand the post upright"

Flint, Elwyn Henry Translation of "stand the post upright". (Elwyn Flint Collection, UQFL 173)

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Creator Flint, Elwyn Henry
Title Translation of "stand the post upright"
Recording Date 1964-10-22
Place of Recording Normanton Aboriginal Reserve
Year available 2015
Contributor Elwyn Flint
Rolly Gilbert
Series Elwyn Flint Collection, UQFL 173
Type audio/wav
Source Elwyn Flint Collection, UQFL 173, Box 57, Tape R296A, Side B, 789.36sec to 830.9sec.
Duration 41.54sec
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 Kurtjar
Genres Traditional language sentence
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: To stand the post upright.
Researcher: I - you see, I've got a post and I'm going to dig the - put the post in. Now, the hole's dug and then I've got to put it in. I say to you now, stand that post upright. It means straight up so that I can put the ground - you know, put it in properly.
Participant: (Traditional Language)
Researcher: Again?
Participant: (Traditional Language)
Researcher: (Traditional Language)
Participant: (Traditional Language)
Researcher: (Traditional Language)
Participant: (Traditional Language)
Researcher: (Traditional Language)
Participant: That mean stand the post up.
Researcher: Stand the post up.
Researcher: The first is (Traditional Language), is it?
Participant: (Traditional Language)
Researcher: Oh, (Traditional Language). I see.
Participant: Yeah.
Researcher: (Traditional Language)
Participant: (Traditional Language)
Researcher: (Traditional Language)
Researcher: (Traditional Language)
Researcher: Stand the post up.
Participant: That -
Researcher: Post up.
Identifier Group 296

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