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Note: Retranscribed and retranslated by William McGregor
Issue Details: First known date: 1993... 1993 Gooniyandi Stories of Early Contact with Whites
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Three individual storytellers relate their accounts of early contact with whites in the Kimberley, Western Australia. Spoken in the Gooniyandi language.

Notes

  • Article contains three oral stories:

    • Text 1 : Early Contact with the Whites by Fossil Pluto (Recorded, transcribed and translated by Howard Coate at Fossil Downs in 1966; retranscribed and retranslated by William McGregor and George Nayindu, Fitzroy Crossing 1980).
    • Text 2 : Early Contact with the Whites by Jack Bohemia (Recorded at Fitzroy Crossing, 1982 by William McGregor and transcribed and translated shortly later by William McGregor with the assistance of Jack Bohemia).
    • Text 3: Early Contact with the Whites by Bigfoot Jagarra (Recorded by William McGregor at Mulurrja 1982, and transcribed and translated by William McGregor with the assistance of Jack Bohemia at Fitzroy Crossing, 1982).

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Language: Aboriginal Gooniyandi AIATSIS ref. (K6) (WA SE 52-09) , English
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Full text available: http://press-files.anu.edu.au/downloads/press/p72371/pdf/article0411.pdf
Link: Full text document Sighted: 03/10/2017
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Aboriginal History vol. 17 no. 1 1993 Z1607269 1993 periodical issue 1993 pg. 39-72
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