Researcher decides to end the session, arranges a time to continue the next day

Flint, Elwyn Henry Researcher decides to end the session, arranges a time to continue the next day. (Elwyn Flint Collection, UQFL 173)

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Creator Flint, Elwyn Henry
Title Researcher decides to end the session, arranges a time to continue the next day
Recording Date 1964-10-17
Place of Recording Yarrabah
Year available 2015
Contributor Elwyn Flint
Charlie Fourmile
Parmenas Mundubbery
Series Elwyn Flint Collection, UQFL 173
Type audio/wav
Source Elwyn Flint Collection, UQFL 173, Box 57, Tape R291, Side B, 1953.64sec to 2071sec.
Duration 117.36sec
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 Yidiny / Yidindji
Genres Session organisation
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: (Unclear)
Researcher: I think he's getting tired (unclear) I think so.
Researcher: Well look, is there any chance of coming back again, say before- I go away, Wednesday, say, what,
Researcher: See, there're a few more, but obviously he's, it is hard, and I'm tired too. Spose you're tired too.
Researcher: Spose we can come back, we've got a good lot done here, but there's still, these are rather easier, see, like "sit", "stand up" and things like this, but I think (unclear) he's tired, and I've got a few more words to get, and also I'll go through these, and then I might check, you see, because I might, when I hear this I might not know exactly what it is and (unclear) check over, alright?
Participant: Yeah I'll (unclear)
Participant: (unclear)
Researcher: Thankyou very much, yes you're being a great help too, because this is hard, I mean it's hard for everybody. Well when do you think I ought to come.
Researcher: Concert, yes, yes, yes, yes.
Participant: Corroboree (unclear)
Researcher: Oh yes, yes.
Researcher: That's on at the hall, is it?
Researcher: Oh, I hope I can go there.
Participant: Yeah you can.
Researcher: Are they going to sing in the native language?
Participant: Yeah, maybe.
Researcher: Could I record it?
Participant: Yes.
Researcher: Good, wonderful. And then when do you think I should come back again?
Participant: Well what I'm doing tomorrow.
Researcher: Tomorrow?
Participant: I mean what are you- you won't be going til Wednesday?
Researcher: Wednesday, no, no.
Researcher: Ah Wednesday morning I go in (unclear)
Participant: Okay, well maybe come back tomorrow? Probably be good.
Researcher: Good thanks, what time, the same time?
Participant: Yeah,
Researcher: Afternoon, good, well that's very kind. Thank you Charlie, I'll come back tomorrow. I'll do that, and you're a very great help, thank you. I'll tell Mr Garrett that you've helped me a lot.
Participant: Yeah, righto.
Researcher: Thank you very much, and I'll tell everybody. Now I really am grateful. What's your name Ch- again?
Participant: (unclear)
Researcher: What?
Participant: Parmenas Munddubery.
Researcher: What?
Participant: Parmenas Munddubery.
Researcher: Munddubery. Parmenas Munddubery. Oh thank you, you'll be a great help too. Well it's quite tiring. My mouth is quite dry, you know, so,
Participant: You got all that tape recorded on there?
Researcher: Yes, I've got it all tape recorded, now I've gotta go through that tonight.
Researcher: before to-
Participant: Can I-
Researcher: You can hear it, yes certainly.
Identifier Group 291

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