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Image courtesy of publisher's website.
Note: Created by Yanyuwa, Marra, Garrwa and Gudanji families
Issue Details: First known date: 2015 2015
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'The Gulf Country Songbook, is an immersive showcase of some of the many songs composed in Yanyuwa, Marra, Garrwa and Gudanji languages in the last 100 years. There are songs of land rights claims, of the maranaja – ‘dugong hunters of excellence’, of paddling a canoe on the sea at night, of boundary riders on a pastoral station, and Ancestral Beings journeying across country' (Source: Waralungku Arts Centre Website)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Language: Aboriginal Yanyuwa , Aboriginal Marra , Aboriginal Garrwa Garrwa has two dialects Garrwa proper and gunindirri (also known as Eastern Garrwa) Source: Austlang database) , Gudanji
Notes:
Yanyuwa, Marra, Garrwa and Gudanji words of the songs and English translations and interpretations.
    • Borroloola, McArthur River area, Gulf - Barkly Tablelands area, Central Northern Territory, Northern Territory,: Waralungku Arts Centre , 2015 .
      6737828394733359526.jpg
      Image courtesy of publisher's website.
      Extent: 112 (CD + DVD)p.
      Description: col. illus.
      Note/s:
      • You can listen to the songs using a mobile device (a smartphone or a tablet) if you have internet access. Download a QR scanner app (some are free), and use it to capture the QR codes printed on the pages to play the song audio files through your device.

        The audio files are streamed, which means a little bit of your data credit is used each time you listen to a song this way.

      • Book launched on 9 December 2015 at Borroloola School, Northern Territory.

Works about this Work

Book Features Songs from the Gulf Country 2015 single work review
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 16 December 2015; (p. 22)

— Review of Gulf Country Songbook : Yanyuwa, Marra, Garrwa and Gudanji Songs 2015 single work lyric/song
'Waralungku Arts has launched the Gulf Country Songbook: Yanyuwa, Marra, Garrwa and Gudandji songs in Boroloola (NT) at community celebration attended by hundreds of people...'
Book Features Songs from the Gulf Country 2015 single work review
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 16 December 2015; (p. 22)

— Review of Gulf Country Songbook : Yanyuwa, Marra, Garrwa and Gudanji Songs 2015 single work lyric/song
'Waralungku Arts has launched the Gulf Country Songbook: Yanyuwa, Marra, Garrwa and Gudandji songs in Boroloola (NT) at community celebration attended by hundreds of people...'
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