Dolly Cannon's birthplace and how she met her husband, Sandy Cannon

Flint, Elwyn Henry Dolly Cannon's birthplace and how she met her husband, Sandy Cannon. (Elwyn Flint Collection, UQFL 173)

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Creator Flint, Elwyn Henry
Title Dolly Cannon's birthplace and how she met her husband, Sandy Cannon
Recording Date 1963-05-29
Place of Recording Palm Island
Year available 2015
Contributor Tom Dutton
Dolly Cannon
Series Elwyn Flint Collection, UQFL 173
Type audio/wav
Source Elwyn Flint Collection, UQFL 173, Box 50, Tape R193E, 470.03sec to 509.19sec.
Duration 39.16sec
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: Now, closer if you'd like.
Researcher: That's right.
Researcher: Now, Sandy's wife, Mrs Cannon.
Researcher: What's your name?
Participant: Dolly Cannon.
Researcher: And where do you come from, Dolly?
Participant: I came - Redlynch.
Researcher: Redlynch.
Participant: Yeah.
Researcher: And is that far away from Cairns?
Participant: Yeah.
Researcher: How far?
Participant: Only six mile from Cairns.
Researcher: Six mile, eh?
Researcher: You were close to Sandy's place?
Participant: No.
Researcher: How did you meet Sandy?
Participant: We meet on - in the town.
Researcher: When you went to town.
Participant: Yeah.
Researcher: I see.
Identifier Group 193

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Created: Fri, 05 Jun 2015, 13:43:54 EST by Elizabeth Alvey