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Issue Details: First known date: 1965... 1965 Lardil and Kaiadilt Songs, Biographical Narratives, Mythology, Material Culture; Kaantju, Olkolo, Koko-Yalandji and Lama-Lama Songs, Mythology, Autobiographical Material
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'Damin language discussed; men's and women's love songs and other songs; initiation songs; string manufacture and use; biographical narratives; weapons and toys; sorcery practices; Bora discussion; site recording; island dance practice; Lardil glosses of sign language; oral history; flood and rain making; tooth evulsion and septum piercing; word lists; didjeridu demonstration.' (Source: Mura Collections Catalogue (AIATSIS))

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Language: Aboriginal Guugu Yimidhirr AIATSIS ref. (Y82) (Qld SD55-13) , Aboriginal Kayardild AIATSIS ref. (G35) (Qld SE54-06) , Aboriginal Lardil AIATSIS ref. (G38) (Qld SE54-01) , Aboriginal Wik Mungkan , Aboriginal Kuku Yalanji AIATSIS ref. (Y78) (Qld SD55-13) , Aboriginal Gamilaraay AIATSIS ref. (D23) (NSW SH55-12) , Aboriginal Lamalama , Aboriginal Kaanju AIATSIS ref. (Y44) (Qld SD54-08) , Aboriginal Olkola AIATSIS ref. (Y73) (Qld SD54-15) , Aboriginal Gugu Rarmul AIATSIS ref. (Y71) (Qld SD54-16)
      Mornington Island, Gulf of Carpentaria area, Far North Queensland, Queensland,: Sydney Island, Gulf of Carpentaria area, Far North Queensland, Queensland,: Laura, Port Douglas - Cooktown area, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland,: Coen, North East Peninsula, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland,: Cairns, Cairns area, Ingham - Cairns area, Queensland,: Boulia, Central West Queensland, Queensland,: Cooktown, Port Douglas - Cooktown area, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland,: 1965-1968 .
      Extent: 15 audiotape reelsp.
      Note/s:
      • Recorded at Mornington Island, Qld., Sydney Island, Qld., Laura, Qld., Coen, Qld., Cairns, Qld., Boulia, Qld., Cooktown, Qld., 1965-1968, by Percy Trezise.
      • Interim digital copies are available
Last amended 8 May 2017 13:01:20
Subjects:
  • Torres Strait Islands, Queensland,
  • Mornington Island, Gulf of Carpentaria area, Far North Queensland, Queensland,
  • Bentinck Island, Gulf of Carpentaria area, Far North Queensland, Queensland,
  • Sydney Island, Gulf of Carpentaria area, Far North Queensland, Queensland,
  • Coen, North East Peninsula, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland,
  • Cooktown, Port Douglas - Cooktown area, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland,
  • Laura, Port Douglas - Cooktown area, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland,
  • Boulia, Central West Queensland, Queensland,
  • Cairns, Cairns area, Ingham - Cairns area, Queensland,
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