Ngarrbek Dja Ngalmangiyi single work   short story   Indigenous story  
Alternative title: Echidna and Long Necked Turtle
Issue Details: First known date: 1998... 1998 Ngarrbek Dja Ngalmangiyi
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'The echidna and the turtle came from the North. The ecidna was pregnant...she had her baby...so they camped for a while...'

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Language: Aboriginal Kunwinjku This language currently (02/05/2017) listed under two Aboriginal language hierarchies: Bininj Gun-Wok (as per http://bininjgunwok.org.au/) and Gunwinyguan language family (as per AIATSIS, (N65) (NT SD53-02)). Bininj Gun-Wok website spelling given preference over AIATSIS spelling. , English
Notes:
Kunwinjku text with parallel translation in English.
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    y Bu Ngurriborlhme Kunwinjku Learning Kunwinjku Andrew Manakgu , Oenpelli / Gunbalunya : Kunwinjku Language Centre , 1998 7719381 1998 selected work short story poetry Indigenous story

    The stories and pictures in this book had been collated by language workers at the Kunwinjku Language Centre, so that the reader can learn to write and read the Kunwinjku language and also the English language. (Source: Front cover verso)

    Oenpelli / Gunbalunya : Kunwinjku Language Centre , 1998
    pg. 20-23
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