Conversation about the language material recorded and about when Flint leaves

Flint, Elwyn Henry Conversation about the language material recorded and about when Flint leaves. (Elwyn Flint Collection, UQFL 173)

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Creator Flint, Elwyn Henry
Title Conversation about the language material recorded and about when Flint leaves
Recording Date 1964-10-24
Place of Recording Doomadgee
Year available 2015
Contributor Elwyn Flint
Maggie Friday
Elsie Moreland
Alice Gilbert
Robert Friday
Series Elwyn Flint Collection, UQFL 173
Type audio/wav
Source Elwyn Flint Collection, UQFL 173, Box 57, Tape R299A, Side B, 1939.25sec to 2011.59sec.
Duration 72.34sec
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 Waanyi / Wanyi
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.
Researcher: Well, now, look, that's very good. Now, that's very good of you.
Researcher: And if we could continue - if you could get your mate, we'll talk one talk.
Researcher: And then you come Monday morning and we'll continue these words, eh?
Researcher: Good. If you can get your mate, alright? Okay.
Participant: Yeah, (unclear).
Researcher: See, I'm only here for a few days, unfortunately, and I want to get the language.
Participant: Well, (unclear) talk, yeah, when we talk together.
Researcher: But you've given me the language alright.
Researcher: Yes, that's the idea. Good.
Participant: Give him (unclear).
Researcher: I will study your talk together and then I'll ask you what you talked together. Okay, then?
Participant: Yeah.
Researcher: This is going to be very good because it's going to Canberra, you know?
Participant: (unclear) bin talk real good.
Participant: Yeah, you bin talk good.
Participant: You say that tomorrow -
Participant: And nothing. We bin talk all the way.
Researcher: Yes.
Participant: Tomorrow I gotta go on a aeroplane, well we got (Traditional Language).
Researcher: (Traditional Language), in the plane.
Participant: Tomorrow I gotta (Traditional Language).
Researcher: (Traditional Language), yes.
Participant: La (Traditional Language).
Researcher: (Traditional Language)
Participant: (Traditional Language)
Participant: (Traditional Language)
Researcher: (Traditional Language)
Participant: (Traditional Language)
Researcher: (Traditional Language)
Participant: That's it.
Participant: That's -
Researcher: What's that mean?
Participant: We go tomorrow - no.
Participant: You gotta go away.
Researcher: Go away.
Participant: In a aeroplane.
Researcher: Aeroplane. (Traditional Language), is it?
Participant: Yeah.
Researcher: (Traditional Language)
Participant: (Traditional Language)
Participant: (Traditional Language)
Researcher: (Traditional Language), what's that?
Participant: (Traditional Language), tomorrow.
Participant: Yeah.
Researcher: Oh. Well, not tomorrow, luckily.
Researcher: Next Wednesday or Thursday, yes.
Participant: Next Wednesday.
Participant: Yeah.
Participant: Yeah.
Researcher: Good.
Researcher: Well, thank you ladies very much. That's very good. Thank you very much indeed.
Participant: Yeah, we gotta go now.
Researcher: Thank you, Robert. Thank you for your help.
Participant: (unclear)
Researcher: Yes.
Participant: See you again.
Participant: (Traditional Language)
Researcher: Good.
Identifier Group 299

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