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Issue Details: First known date: 1991... 1991 Words of Our Country : Stories, Place Names and Vocabulary in Yidiny, the Aboriginal Language of the Cairns - Yarrabah Region
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Notes

  • Contents indexed selectively.
  • Compiled and edited by R.M.W. Dixon ; with flora identification and interpretation by Tony Irvine.

Contents

* Contents derived from the St Lucia, Indooroopilly - St Lucia area, Brisbane - North West, Brisbane, Queensland,:University of Queensland Press , 1991 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
The Carpet Snake and the Shells, Dick Moses , 1991 single work prose dreaming story (p. 28-32)
Damarri and Guyala, Dick Moses , 1991 single work prose dreaming story (p. 32-41)
The Origin of Lake Eacham, George Watson , Dick Moses , 1991 single work prose dreaming story (p. 41-44)
The Arrival of the Yidinyji People, Dick Moses , 1991 single work prose dreaming story (p. 44-51)
The First Plane, Dick Moses , 1991 single work prose Indigenous story (p. 49-51)
The Boomerang Son, Tilly Fuller , 1991 single work prose dreaming story (p. 51)
More About the Boomerang Son, Tilly Fuller , 1991 single work prose dreaming story (p. 54-56)
Traditional Life, Tilly Fuller , 1991 single work prose Indigenous story (p. 56-62)
Gulnyjarubay's Travels, Tilly Fuller , 1991 single work prose dreaming story (p. 58-62)
Early Life in the Mission, Dick Moses , 1991 single work autobiography (p. 62-66)
Initiation of Young Men, Dick Moses , 1991 single work autobiography (p. 66-70)
The Legend of Bindan, Dick Moses , 1991 single work prose dreaming story (p. 70-72)
First Version of Bibiyuwuy Legend, Dick Moses , 1991 single work prose dreaming story (p. 72-75)
Gulnyjarubay's Travels in the Cape Grafton Region, Dick Moses , 1991 single work prose dreaming story (p. 75-83)
Second Version of the Bibiyuwuy Legend, Tilly Fuller , 1991 single work prose dreaming story (p. 83-86)
Expiation For a Crime, Dick Moses , 1991 single work prose dreaming story (p. 86-90)
How the Sea Level Rose, Dick Moses , 1991 single work prose dreaming story (p. 90-95)
Stealing Potatoes, Dick Moses , 1991 single work autobiography (p. 95-99)
A Woman Taken By an Alligator, Dick Moses , 1991 single work prose (p. 99-103)
The Origin of Fire, George Davis , 1991 single work prose dreaming story (p. 103-106)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Linguistics : Words of Our Country : Stories, Place Names and Vocabulary in Yidiny, the Aboriginal Language of the Cairns-Yarrabah Region Peter Austin , 1993 single work essay
— Appears in: Australian Aboriginal Studies , no. 2 1993; (p. 81-83)

'For the past thirty years, RMW Dixon has been researching the languages of the Cairns rainforest region, producing a steady stream of linguistic publications. A s a result, the languages of the area are among the most technically well described in Australia. The book under review is the completion of Dixon's work on Yidiny, the language originally spoken in Cairns and areas to the south, begun with the grammatical description of Dixon 1977.'  (Introduction)

Paying a Bit Off the Black Debt Barry Hill , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 22 June 1991; (p. 8)

— Review of Words of Our Country : Stories, Place Names and Vocabulary in Yidiny, the Aboriginal Language of the Cairns - Yarrabah Region 1991 anthology prose autobiography ; The Honey-Ant Men's Love Song and Other Aboriginal Song Poems 1990 anthology poetry criticism biography ; Australian Aboriginal Words in English : Their Origin and Meaning 1990 single work non-fiction
Paying a Bit Off the Black Debt Barry Hill , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 22 June 1991; (p. 8)

— Review of Words of Our Country : Stories, Place Names and Vocabulary in Yidiny, the Aboriginal Language of the Cairns - Yarrabah Region 1991 anthology prose autobiography ; The Honey-Ant Men's Love Song and Other Aboriginal Song Poems 1990 anthology poetry criticism biography ; Australian Aboriginal Words in English : Their Origin and Meaning 1990 single work non-fiction
Linguistics : Words of Our Country : Stories, Place Names and Vocabulary in Yidiny, the Aboriginal Language of the Cairns-Yarrabah Region Peter Austin , 1993 single work essay
— Appears in: Australian Aboriginal Studies , no. 2 1993; (p. 81-83)

'For the past thirty years, RMW Dixon has been researching the languages of the Cairns rainforest region, producing a steady stream of linguistic publications. A s a result, the languages of the area are among the most technically well described in Australia. The book under review is the completion of Dixon's work on Yidiny, the language originally spoken in Cairns and areas to the south, begun with the grammatical description of Dixon 1977.'  (Introduction)

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