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Yanyuwa country

Yanyuwa country

the Yanyuwa people of Borroloola tell the history of their land

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Published by Greenhouse Publications in Richmond, Vic., Australia .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementtranslated and illustrated by John Bradley.
ContributionsBradley, John, 1959-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCM 93/02474 (D)
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 80 p. :
Number of Pages80
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2140667M
ISBN 100864361521
LC Control Number88209687

Flinders University anthropologist and Matthew Flinders Fellow, Professor Amanda Kearney, explains this in a new book that explores how her 20 years of anthropological studies in Yanyuwa Country, a remarkable part of northern Australia, located throughout the saltwater limits of the southwest Gulf of Carpentaria, has radically changed her way. The Yanyuwa language has been identified as ‘severely endangered’ by the Endangered Languages website. 18 In the book Singing Saltwater Country: Journey to the Songlines of Carpentaria, authored in conjunction with Yanyuwa families, John Bradley wrote, “At the time of writing this book I know of only eleven people alive who can still.

Journey to the songlines of Carpentaria. Author: John Bradley,Yanyuwa Families; Publisher: Allen & Unwin ISBN: Category: Biography & Autobiography Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» John Bradley's compelling account of three decades living with the Yanyuwa people of the Gulf of Carpentaria and of how the elders revealed to him the ancient . place in Yanyuwa country - calling out 'without embarrassment' to a flock of brolgas in Yanyuwa, as a kind of 'kinsman' of these birds in Yanyuwa terms (p. ) - he offers little insight into his life in Melbourne, and the intellectual accommodation that his extraordinary experiences with Yanyuwa people presumably entails.

Lee "Singing Saltwater Country: Journey To The Songlines Of Carpentaria" por John Bradley with Yanyuwa families disponible en Rakuten Kobo. John Bradley's compelling account of three decades living with the Yanyuwa people of the Gulf of Carpentaria and of Brand: Allen & Unwin. Aboriginal community Elizabeth’s place in the Yanyuwa, Garrwa, Mara, and Kudanji communities as a non-Indigenous woman has always been interwoven and deeply embedded with the identity of her 7 John Hutnyk, Critique of Exotica: Music, Politics and the Culture Industry (London: Pluto Press, ), –


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Yanyuwa is the language of the Yanyuwa people of the Sir Edward Pellew Group of Islands in the Gulf of Carpentaria outside Borroloola (Yanyuwa: burrulula) in the Northern Territory, Australia.

Yanyuwa, like many other Australian Aboriginal languages, is a highly agglutinative language with ergative-absolutive alignment, whose grammar is pervaded by a set of 16 noun classes whose Language family: Pama–Nyungan, NgarnaYanyuwa.

Country. In Norman Tindale's estimation, the Yanyuwa had roughly 6, square miles (16, km 2) of tribal lands, encompassing the Yanyuwa country book River from near Borroloola as far as the coast, and running southeast along the coast to the other sided of. John Bradley's compelling account of three decades living with the Yanyuwa people of the Gulf of Carpentaria and of how the elders revealed to him the ancient songlines of their Dreaming&#;At the age of 20 John Bradley was posted to Borroloola Primary School in Pages: English, Australian languages, Papuan (Other), Yanyuwa (N), Book, Illustrated edition: Yanyuwa Yanyuwa country book the Yanyuwa people of Borroloola tell the history of their land / translated and illustrated by John Bradley.

Singing Saltwater Country: Journey to the Songlines of Carpentaria - Kindle edition by John Bradley, Yanyuwa Families.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Singing Saltwater Country: Journey to the Songlines of Carpentaria.4/5(4). TY - CHAP. T1 - Not to generalise: The 'sacred' in Yanyuwa Country. AU - Bradley, John James.

PY - Y1 - M3 - Chapter (Book) SN - Author: John James Bradley. Get this from a library. Yanyuwa country: the Yanyuwa people of Borroloola tell the history of their land. [John Bradley;] -- Yanyuwa people live around the township of Borroloola, by the McArthur River, kilometres south-east of Darwin on the Gulf of Carpentaria.

Written in collaboration with Yanyuwa elders, Singing Saltwater Country reveals the sacred knowledge of the songlines at a time when Yanyuwa culture is under enormous threat.

It is also a time when westerners need to become familiar with Indigenous understandings of country if we are all to survive in the fragile ecosystems of this land. SINGING SALTWATER COUNTRY is an extraordinary blend of ethnographic information, sensitive portrayals of individual people, engaging stories, and eloquently evocative prose.

The book a first person account of Bradley's experiences with Yanyuwa people and their country.4/5(4). Singing Saltwater Country book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. John Bradley's compelling account of three decades living with the Yanyuwa people of the Gulf of Carpentaria and of how the elders revealed to him the ancient songlines of their Dreaming /5.

At twenty John Bradley was sent to teach Aboriginal children in a school at remote Borroloola, on the Gulf of Carpentaria in far north Australia. But it is the teacher who is educated by the Yanyuwa elders and their families.

Over three decades he learns their language and their country, becoming intimately drawn into other ways of being, both practical and spiritual. 'This book is our story for the land and ceremony, it is the story from the old people, the way that they told it to us.

We will keep this story going with song and ceremony. There is still Law on the country. It has not gone, we still hold the Law. This Law in this book is not a lie, it is the truth, we can't make it up. We Yanyuwa people have had to fight for country.

Yanyuwa country is 1, kilometres south-east of Darwin, taking in Borroloola on the McArthur River and the Sir Edward Pellew group of islands.

"Some of these songlines in this book. Yanyuwa country: the Yanyuwa people of Borroloola tell the history of their land. Richmond, Vic: Greenhouse. MLA Citation.

Bradley, John. Yanyuwa country: the Yanyuwa people of Borroloola tell the history of their land / translated and illustrated by John Bradley Greenhouse Richmond, Vic Australian/Harvard Citation.

Bradley, John. Drawing together Yanyuwa knowledge of Country and new technologies of audiovisual/digital representation represents a further evocation of Yanyuwa ancestral narratives as present memory. The animation project, presented at the ACMI event, involves the production of digital animations of ancestral narratives and songlines in both Yanyuwa and.

Allen & Unwin is Australia's leading independent book publisher and has been voted "Publisher of the Year" thirteen times including the inaugural award in and eleven times since Singing Saltwater Country - John Bradley with Yanyuwa Families - - Allen & Unwin - Australia. The country of each 'tribe' is divided into a number of estates, and for each estate there are two distinct groups of people, commonly known as 'owners' and 'managers'.

In the Yanyuwa language and certain others in the Gulf, these are called ngimarringki and jungkayi respectively, although the spelling differs between languages.

Every person Pages: Inappropriate The list (including its title or description) facilitates illegal activity, or contains hate speech or ad hominem attacks on a fellow Goodreads member or author. Spam or Self-Promotional The list is spam or self-promotional.

Incorrect Book The list contains an incorrect book (please specify the title of the book). Details *. Yanyuwa Country Brent has been on two trips now to Yanyuwa country and gathered thousands of photos of landscapes, seascapes, trees and rocks. “I think you can see the difference in our designs from before our trips into Yanyuwa country to after.

The distinctive look of the lighting was obvious after visiting the islands. Riederer, Karin. Gulf country songbook: Yanyuwa, Marra, Garrwa and Gudanji songs / Yanyuwa, Marra, Garrwa and Gudanji families with Karin Riederer Waralungku Arts Borroloola, Northern Territory.

Wikipedia Citation. Singing Saltwater Country: Journey To The Songlines Of Carpentaria. by John Bradley with Yanyuwa families. Share your thoughts Complete your review.

Tell readers what you thought by rating and reviewing this book. Rate it * You Rated it *Brand: Allen & Unwin.The book a first person account of Bradley's experiences with Yanyuwa people and their country.

Woven into these stories are details of the brilliantly complex, exquisitely poetic "songlines" that weave Yanyuwa people into their homeland. It is, above all, a celebration of Aboriginal culture and an evocation of the intellectual achievements of 4/5(4).Get this from a library!

Before the old people & still today: an ethnoarchaelogy of Yanyuwa places and narratives of engagement. [Amanda Kearney] -- For the author of this book, the Yanyuwa people and their country in the Northern Territory offer an opportunity to explore the politics of the past from the perspective of critical and social.