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The Morrobalama (Umbuygamu) language of Cape York Peninsula, Australia

Ogilvie, Sarah


Perhaps the days of the 'Language-Crusader' (ie. a tall, skinny, white person adorned with tape recorder, cassettes, batteries, and foolscap, leaping over King Brown snakes, wading through croc-infested swamps) are over? Is it worth looking like a dag, and being an environmental and cultural hazard, in order to save a few words? It was with great excitement and anticipation that I returned to Umagico, on the western tip of Cape York, in July of 1993. I had already visited there 6 months...[Show more]

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Date published: 1994
Type: Thesis (Masters sub-thesis)


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