Wik Kath In.angan Ngan Min Punchiy.Ak'an Iiy.An. single work   short story   Indigenous story  
Alternative title: The Story of How We Went For Swamp Turtles
Issue Details: First known date: 1975 1975
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    y Wik Kath In.angan Puk Many.iyant These Stories Are For Children Topsy Walmby (editor), Frank Walmby (illustrator), Ann Curnow (interviewer), Frank Walmby , Summer Institute of Linguistics (translator), Darwin area : Summer Institute of Linguistics , 1975 Z1671610 1975 selected work short story Indigenous story

    Wik Kath In.angan Puk Many.iyant (These Stories Are For Children) are Wik-Munkan stories stories written for school age children of Arukan, N. Queenslan. Aurukan is situated on the west coast of Cape York Peninsula in North Queensland. The majority of the 750 people who speak Wik-Munkan either as their first language or as the local lingua franca live at Aurukun.

    These stories were told by Frank Walmby of Aurukun while attending a Writer's Workshop at the Summer Institute of Linguistics of Darwin, N. T. The stories were taped and transcribed by Ann Curnow of the Summer Institute of Linguistics and Topsy Walmby assisted with editorial work.

    Darwin area : Summer Institute of Linguistics , 1975
    pg. 1-5
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