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RESULTS: 29 ITEMS FOR STATE/REGION Qld

Ayapathu [ayd]
Source: Philip Hamilton
Ayapathu is a Cape York language. Includes multimedia annotations.
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Badjala [gbw]
Source: State Library of Queensland
A set of interactive multimedia audio books for learning basic vocabulary of Queensland languages including Butchullla, Gudjal, Gunggari, and Yugambeh.
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Source: Joy Bonner / ABC
A lullaby sung by Joy Bonner of Hervey Bay. Sung in Butchulla, a language of SE Queensland, with audio and lyrics.
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Bidjara [bym]
Source: Yugambeh Corporation
The Yugambeh museum page has links to a range of language resources including Yugambeh app, local language map, and language wordlists for Yugambeh, Gungarri, Yugarabul, Wakka Wakka, Jandai, Bidjara, Gabi Gabi, and Gamilaraay.
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Dyirbal [dbl]
Source: Jan Wohlgemuth
Discussion on Dyirbal grammatical and sociolinguistic topics, focusing on changes and decline over the last 30 years; in German and English.
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Gabi Gabi [gbw]
Source: Yugambeh Corporation
The Yugambeh museum page has links to a range of language resources including Yugambeh app, local language map, and language wordlists for Yugambeh, Gungarri, Yugarabul, Wakka Wakka, Jandai, Bidjara, Gabi Gabi, and Gamilaraay.
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Gudjal [aus-x-guq]
Source: State Library of Queensland
A set of interactive multimedia audio books for learning basic vocabulary of Queensland languages including Butchullla, Gudjal, Gunggari, and Yugambeh.
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Gunggari [kgl]
Source: State Library of Queensland
A set of interactive multimedia audio books for learning basic vocabulary of Queensland languages including Butchullla, Gudjal, Gunggari, and Yugambeh.
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Source: Ethel Munn / Faith Baisden / ABC
Ethel Munn with friends and colleagues sing a lullaby based on some treasured old sheet music.
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Source: Yugambeh Corporation
The Yugambeh museum page has links to a range of language resources including Yugambeh app, local language map, and language wordlists for Yugambeh, Gungarri, Yugarabul, Wakka Wakka, Jandai, Bidjara, Gabi Gabi, and Gamilaraay.
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Jandai [jan]
Source: Yugambeh Corporation
The Yugambeh museum page has links to a range of language resources including Yugambeh app, local language map, and language wordlists for Yugambeh, Gungarri, Yugarabul, Wakka Wakka, Jandai, Bidjara, Gabi Gabi, and Gamilaraay.
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Kaanju [kbe]
Source: Clair Hill / ELAR
Archive deposit: documentation of highly endangered Paman languages of Cape York Peninsula. Includes audio, video, texts and dictionary. Like all ELAR deposits, this material is accessible according to access protocols and access may require negotiation with the depositor.
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Kamilaroi/Gamilaraay [kld]
Source: Yugambeh Corporation
The Yugambeh museum page has links to a range of language resources including Yugambeh app, local language map, and language wordlists for Yugambeh, Gungarri, Yugarabul, Wakka Wakka, Jandai, Bidjara, Gabi Gabi, and Gamilaraay.
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Kayardild [gyd]
Source: Erich Round / ELAR
Archive deposit: audio, video, ELAN transcription files, and summary metadata on the Kayardild language spoken on Bentinck and Mornington Islands. Comprises recorded and documented texts, elicitation sessions, and traditional food gathering activities by the last speakers well versed in traditional knowledge. Like all ELAR deposits, this material is accessible according to access protocols and access may require negotiation with the depositor.
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Koko-Bera [kkp]
Source: Alice Gaby / ELAR
Archive deposit: documentation of highly endangered Paman languages of Cape York Peninsula including Kuuk Thaayorre, Wik Yi’anh, Kugu Muminh, Koko Bera, and Wik Mungkan. Like all ELAR deposits, this material is accessible according to access protocols and access may require negotiation with the depositor.
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Kugu-Muminh [xmh]
Source: Alice Gaby / ELAR
Archive deposit: documentation of highly endangered Paman languages of Cape York Peninsula including Kuuk Thaayorre, Wik Yi’anh, Kugu Muminh, Koko Bera, and Wik Mungkan. Like all ELAR deposits, this material is accessible according to access protocols and access may require negotiation with the depositor.
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Kuku Thaypan [typ]
Source: Bruce Rigsby / ELAR
Archive deposit: an Awu Alaya Dictionary in Toolbox (text) format, along with scans of original fieldwork notebooks. Like all ELAR deposits, this material is accessible according to access protocols and access may require negotiation with the depositor.
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Kuuk Thaayorre [thd]
Source: Alice Gaby / ELAR
Archive deposit: documentation of highly endangered Paman languages of Cape York Peninsula including Kuuk Thaayorre, Wik Yi’anh, Kugu Muminh, Koko Bera, and Wik Mungkan. Like all ELAR deposits, this material is accessible according to access protocols and access may require negotiation with the depositor.
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Kuuku Ya’u [kuy]
Source: Clair Hill / ELAR
Archive deposit: documentation of highly endangered Paman languages of Cape York Peninsula. Includes audio, video, texts and dictionary. Like all ELAR deposits, this material is accessible according to access protocols and access may require negotiation with the depositor.
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Mbarrumbathama [lby]
Source: Jean-Christophe Verstraete
Archive deposit: audio and video recordings, with transcriptions, of texts, lexical and grammatical elicitation. Recordings were made with Mrs Florrie Bassani, Mr Bobby Stewart and Mrs Daisy Stewart. Represents languages Umpithamu, Morrobolam (also known as Umbuygamu), and Mbarrumbathama (also known as Lamalama). Like all ELAR deposits, this material is accessible according to access protocols and access may require negotiation with the depositor
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Morrobolam [umg]
Source: Jean-Christophe Verstraete
Archive deposit: audio and video recordings, with transcriptions, of texts, lexical and grammatical elicitation. Recordings were made with Mrs Florrie Bassani, Mr Bobby Stewart and Mrs Daisy Stewart. Represents languages Umpithamu, Morrobolam (also known as Umbuygamu), and Mbarrumbathama (also known as Lamalama). Like all ELAR deposits, this material is accessible according to access protocols and access may require negotiation with the depositor
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Ngadjon [dbl]
Source: J.Hartley, M. Huxley and the Elders of the Ngadjon-jii
The Ngadjon-jii: The original inhabitants of the rainforest country around Malanda in Far North Queensland.
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Pakanh [pkn]
Source: Philip Hamilton
Pakanh is a Cape York language. Includes multimedia annotations.
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Tjapukai [dyy]
Source: Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park:
A few Tjapukai language activities are linked here - there was more language content on this site in the past, but it is currently being updated.
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Umpila [ump]
Source: Clair Hill / ELAR
Archive deposit: documentation of highly endangered Paman languages of Cape York Peninsula. Includes audio, video, texts and dictionary. Like all ELAR deposits, this material is accessible according to access protocols and access may require negotiation with the depositor.
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Umpithamu [umd]
Source: Jean-Christophe Verstraete
Archive deposit: audio and video recordings, with transcriptions, of texts, lexical and grammatical elicitation. Recordings were made with Mrs Florrie Bassani, Mr Bobby Stewart and Mrs Daisy Stewart. Represents languages Umpithamu, Morrobolam (also known as Umbuygamu), and Mbarrumbathama (also known as Lamalama). Like all ELAR deposits, this material is accessible according to access protocols and access may require negotiation with the depositor
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Uw Oykangand [kjn]
Source: Philip Hamilton
Uw Oykangand and Uw Olkola are Australian Aboriginal languages spoken in central Cape York Peninsula in far north Queensland. This dictionary is a community-based initiative of the Kowanyama Aboriginal Community Council.
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Wakka Wakka [wkw]
Source: Yugambeh Corporation
The Yugambeh museum page has links to a range of language resources including Yugambeh app, local language map, and language wordlists for Yugambeh, Gungarri, Yugarabul, Wakka Wakka, Jandai, Bidjara, Gabi Gabi, and Gamilaraay.
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Warrgamay [wgy]
Source: Uncle Bill / ABC
A film where Uncle Bill explains why a swimming hole is special for him, his family and his people and teaches Warrgamay language along the way.
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Warrungu [wrg]
Source: Tasaku Tsunoda
A short report of Professor Tsunoda's experience in the preservation and revival of the Warrungu language of the Upper Herbert River area of north Queensland.
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Source: Alf Palmer/Tasaku Tsunoda/David Nathan
Stories, with sound, and interactive concordance of Alf Palmer's spoken material in Warrungu, the Aboriginal language of the Upper Herbert River area of north Queensland (inland from Tully), Australia. Transcribed and analysed by Tasaku Tsunoda. Interactive version created by David Nathan.
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Wik Ngathan [wig]
Source: Peter Sutton / ELAR
Archive deposit: video of community elders speaking about oral history and t contemporary issues, ethnobotanical information, transcriptions of audio recordings made in the 1970s. Like all ELAR deposits, this material is accessible according to access protocols and access may require negotiation with the depositor.
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Wik Yi’anh [wij]
Source: Alice Gaby / ELAR
Archive deposit: documentation of highly endangered Paman languages of Cape York Peninsula including Kuuk Thaayorre, Wik Yi’anh, Kugu Muminh, Koko Bera, and Wik Mungkan. Like all ELAR deposits, this material is accessible according to access protocols and access may require negotiation with the depositor.
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Wik-Mungkan [wim]
Source: Alice Gaby / ELAR
Archive deposit: documentation of highly endangered Paman languages of Cape York Peninsula including Kuuk Thaayorre, Wik Yi’anh, Kugu Muminh, Koko Bera, and Wik Mungkan. Like all ELAR deposits, this material is accessible according to access protocols and access may require negotiation with the depositor.
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Source: Peter Sutton / ELAR
Archive deposit: video of community elders speaking about oral history and t contemporary issues, ethnobotanical information, transcriptions of audio recordings made in the 1970s. Like all ELAR deposits, this material is accessible according to access protocols and access may require negotiation with the depositor.
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Source: Christine Kilham, Mabel Pamulkan, Jennifer Pootchemunka and Topsy Wolmby/AuSIL
Wik-Mungkan is spoken on the western side of Cape York Peninsula.
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Yidiny [yii]
Source: Claire Bowern, Barry Alpher and Erich Round
A poster revisiting description by Dixon, arguing for the use of acoustic analysis rather than impressionistic analyses based on written examples.
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Yugambeh [yub]
Source: State Library of Queensland
A set of interactive multimedia audio books for learning basic vocabulary of Queensland languages including Butchullla, Gudjal, Gunggari, and Yugambeh.
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Source: Tyrone Drahm & Alec Warner
The song was sung as part of the launch of an Reconcilliation Action Plan at the Dreamworld and Whitewater theme parks. See also the newspaper article with further information.
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Source: Yugambeh Corporation
The Yugambeh museum page has links to a range of language resources including Yugambeh app, local language map, and language wordlists for Yugambeh, Gungarri, Yugarabul, Wakka Wakka, Jandai, Bidjara, Gabi Gabi, and Gamilaraay.
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Yugarabul [aus-x-ygq]
Source: Yugambeh Corporation
The Yugambeh museum page has links to a range of language resources including Yugambeh app, local language map, and language wordlists for Yugambeh, Gungarri, Yugarabul, Wakka Wakka, Jandai, Bidjara, Gabi Gabi, and Gamilaraay.
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Many languages or language not specified
Source: Gidarjil development Corporation
This language centre in Bundaberg has an impressive set of aims for supporting language communities Queensland from Rockhampton to Maryborough and west to Longreach and the Northern Territory border.
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Source: AIATSIS
The Dennis Daniel Bannister collection, Papers on The Aboriginal Languages of Queensland, 1977 [Finding aid].
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Source: Jeanie Bell, Anke Boewe, Kate Donnelly and Mary Laughren
Catalogue of the E. Flint papers held in the Fryer Library, with detailed information about Aboriginal languages and their speakers.
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Source: University of Queensland
This course examines one Australian Aboriginal language, comparing it with other Australian languages and with English. Topics include phonology, grammar, socio-linguistic variation, language change, working with language speakers and historical documents (not offered every year).
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Source: Queensland Indigenous Languages Advisory Committee
The Queensland Indigenous Languages Advisory Committee worked with language workers and projects around the state to compile a map and list of Queensland languages and their family groups.
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Source: Noel Pearson/The Australian
Newspaper article in which Noel Pearson links reconciliation with Aboriginal languages education: " the greatest gift for a child in Australia ... is to have another language, a mother tongue, a language of the heart that is not English".
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Source: University of Queensland
Analysis of phonological, morphological, syntactic and lexical semantic structures of an Australian Aboriginal language in light of some current issues in linguistic theory.
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