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Ngurra Parta Ngayinyu Ngajapa Wangkurrungura Kapungurala single work   lyric/song   "Yirra wirli-wirli,=The bow wave is rippling,"
Alternative title: The Coastline Looks Strange to Me from Out Here
Issue Details: First known date: 2003... 2003 Ngurra Parta Ngayinyu Ngajapa Wangkurrungura Kapungurala
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Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Language: Aboriginal Ngarla , English
Notes:
The Ngarla song and the English translation are published on facing pages.
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Ngarla Songs Alexander Brown , Brian Geytenbeek , Fremantle : Fremantle Press Wangka Maya Pilbara Aboriginal Language Centre , 2003 Z1091225 2003 anthology lyric/song biography essay

    'Ngarla Songs is a unique bilingual presentation of sixty-eight anecdotal songs composed by Ngarla people. They describe the thrill of the hunt, the wonder of whales and other events and life experiences as seen through Ngarla eyes.

    ...These cameos of everyday life in the Pilbara have been written down, translated and recorded in English. Alexander Brown and Brian Geytenbeek have worked together for ten years to capture the wit, wisdom and vibrancy expressed in these songs.' (Source: Fremantle Press website)

    Fremantle : Fremantle Press Wangka Maya Pilbara Aboriginal Language Centre , 2003
    pg. 74-75
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon The Fremantle Press Anthology of Western Australian Poetry John Kinsella (editor), Tracy Ryan (editor), North Fremantle : Fremantle Press , 2017 8848074 2017 anthology poetry

    'The Fremantle Press Anthology of Western Australian Poetry is a comprehensive survey of the state’s poets from the 19th century to today.

    'Featuring work from 128 poets, and accompanied by biographical notes and an introductory essay by editors John Kinsella and Tracy Ryan, this watershed anthology brings together the poems that have contributed to and defined the way that Western Australians see themselves.' (Publication summary)

    North Fremantle : Fremantle Press , 2017
    pg. 118
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