Sandy Cannon's birthplace and how long he has lived at the station

Flint, Elwyn Henry Sandy Cannon's birthplace and how long he has lived at the station. (Elwyn Flint Collection, UQFL 173)

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Creator Flint, Elwyn Henry
Title Sandy Cannon's birthplace and how long he has lived at the station
Recording Date 1963-05-29
Place of Recording Palm Island
Year available 2015
Contributor Tom Dutton
Sandy Cannon
Series Elwyn Flint Collection, UQFL 173
Type audio/wav
Source Elwyn Flint Collection, UQFL 173, Box 50, Tape R193E, 87.63sec to 121.24sec.
Duration 33.61sec
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 Djabugay / Tjapukai / Djabuganjdji
Yidiny / Yidindji
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: Mmhmm. How long have you been on the station, Sandy?
Participant: Oh I've been here a long time.
Researcher: About how long?
Participant: Say about eleven - I don't know, eleven or twelve years.
Researcher: Where'd you come from originally?
Participant: From White Rock.
Researcher: Where's that?
Participant: That's five mile out of Cairns.
Researcher: Oh yes. Which way? Is that north or south or -
Participant: South.
Researcher: South, eh? This side of Cairns.
Participant: Yeah.
Researcher: How far would it be in the train, say?
Participant: Oh, say in the train it'll be only five miles from here.
Researcher: Right.
Participant: To White Rock.
Researcher: I see.
Identifier Group 193

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Created: Fri, 05 Jun 2015, 13:41:12 EST by Elizabeth Alvey