Researcher asks for translation of "flint in the handle of a woomera", none given

Flint, Elwyn Henry Researcher asks for translation of "flint in the handle of a woomera", none given. (Elwyn Flint Collection, UQFL 173)

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Creator Flint, Elwyn Henry
Title Researcher asks for translation of "flint in the handle of a woomera", none given
Recording Date 1964-10-24
Place of Recording Doomadgee
Year available 2015
Contributor Elwyn Flint
Maggie Friday
Elsie Moreland
Robert Friday
Series Elwyn Flint Collection, UQFL 173
Type audio/wav
Source Elwyn Flint Collection, UQFL 173, Box 57, Tape R299C, 949.669sec to 966.466sec.
Duration 16.797sec
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 Traditional language word
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: A flint chip in the handle of a spear thrower, in the handle of the woomera there's a flint chip.
Researcher: The bit of flint, what's he call that?
Researcher: Any word for it?
Participant: (unclear)
Researcher: No.
Participant: (unclear)
Participant: Well you need to tell him if you got no name for it.
Researcher: No name, alright.
Participant: No name.
Identifier Group 299

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