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Tricksters and Traditions: Jawoyn Stories and Story-tellers of southern Arnhemland

Merlan, Francesca


This volume contains a set of stories told in Jawoyn, a highly endangered language of southern Arnhem Land. (Some stories contain interpellations from a neighbouring and related language, Binij Gun-Wok). The stories were recorded at various times during the compiler’s extended research association with the area and its people, thus over decades from the 1980s onwards. The volume consists of 4 sections setting out (1) the background to the language, speakership and region; (2) a set of...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Asia-Pacific Linguistics / Pacific Linguistics Press
Date published: 2016
Type: Book
Access Rights: Open Access


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