Territory Stories

Angka Akatyerr-akert

Details:

Title

Angka Akatyerr-akert

Other title

A Desert raisin report

Collection

Living Archive of Aboriginal Languages Project; PublicationNT; E-Books

Date

2009

Location

Ampilatwatja

Provenance

This material was collected by the Living Archive of Aboriginal Languages Project between 2013 and 2021. The project was led by Charles Darwin University in partnership with the Australian National University and the Northern Territory Government and funded in part by the Australian Research Council.; Copyright held by individual storytellers, individual photographers and their organisations

Notes

Alyawarr speakers from Ampilatwatja, Fiona Walsh and Josie Douglas; Authors approved upload to LAAL via email 18/05/18; This book may contain photos of people who have passed away.

Language

Alyawarr language C14

Subject

Instruction; Australian lanuages; desert raisin; LAAL; Alyawarr; Bilingual education resources; Alyawarr language C14; Aljawarra; Alyawarre; Iliaura; Aliawara; Aliwara; Aljawara; Alyawara; Ilawara; Iliama; Iljauara; Iljawara; Illiaura; Illura; Illyowra; Ilyauarra; Ilyowra; Jajuwara; Yalyuwara; Iliaura; Ilja:wara; Iljaura; Ilyaurra; Ja:wara; Aljawara; Ilaurainya; Udnla; Ilyuarra; Alyawarra; Aliawara; Alja:wara; Alyuwara; Illaura; Iloura; Ilyawara; Ilywara; Jaljuwara; Yalyuwara; Alyawerr; Alja:wara; Alyawarri; Arandic

Publisher name

Desert Knowledge Cooperative Research Centre

Place of publication

Alice Springs

File type

application/pdf

Other identifier

cdu:61782; LAAL_ID:al0014

ISBN

1741581508

Use

Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial International 4.0 (CC BY-NC 4.0)

Copyright owner

Desert Knowledge Cooperative Research Centre

License

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/859283

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/859338

Page content

Angka Akatyerr-akert: A Desert raisin reportv Background ........................................................................................ .................. iii Purposes of this report ............................................................... ................. 2 How this report was made ........................................................... ................. 4 People involved ........................................................................ ................. 7 Lands and communities where Alyawarr people live ........................ ....................9 Country, rain and fire ......................................................................... .................. 10 Where are a lot of Desert raisins growing? ....................................... ................10 Long ago they would burn for Desert raisins ..................................... ................12 Making rain ............................................................................. ................13 Nowadays we dont burn ............................................................. ................14 Animals that eat Desert raisins ...................................................... ................16 Picking and processing Desert raisins ................................................ .................. 18 Yesterday we went looking for Desert raisins ..................................... ................18 Picking as we went along ............................................................. ................20 Picking and processing fruit in the early days ..................................... ................22 Going to our dinner camp ........................................................... ................24 Separating and cleaning Desert raisins ............................................. ................26 Cleaning with sand .................................................................... ................28 We eat the fruit ........................................................................ ................30 We came home with our Desert raisins............................................ ................30 Drying and storing Desert raisins ................................................... ................32 Grinding up Desert raisin to make a seed cake ................................... ................34 Long ago we lived on bush foods ........................................................ .................. 36 Children are learning ......................................................................... .................. 36 We sell Desert raisins and seeds ......................................................... .................. 38 I sell seeds and go to get more ............................................................ .................. 40 Alyawarr people collect many different bush foods and medicines .. .................. 44 Glossary of Alyawarr terms used in this report.................................. .................. 46 School curriculum-linked learning activities: ideas for teachers about Desert raisin ................................................................................................... .................. 48 Other Aboriginal knowledge concepts inter-related to Akatyerr (Desert raisin) ... 50 References ........................................................................................... .................. 51 Ingkerrenh ........................................................................................... ....................6 Apmer nthenh-angkarr akngerr ntwek wenh? .................................... ................. 10 Awankan rernem amern Akatyerrew lpatlenh ................................. ................. 12 Apangwlenh ....................................................................................... ................. 13 Ilpatley-angenh arrangkw .................................................................. ................. 14 Akatyerr arlkwey-angker ngkerr ........................................................ ................. 16 Apmwerrkel anantherr alhew Akatyerrew ........................................ ................. 18 Akerl-apenh anantherr ........................................................................ ................. 20 Alakenh-anyem rernem akalthenhanem, rlwartlenh ........................ ................. 22 Rerrk-warl alperlewem ........................................................................ ................. 24 Akatyerr akngakem, rrarlkem ............................................................ ................. 26 Irrarlkem ahernel-anem ...................................................................... ................. 28 Amern anantherr arlkwem .................................................................. ................. 30 Anantherr apey-alpew-anem Akatyerr-rnemenpan ............................ ................. 30 Akatyerr tekewem, akwernem paket-wark ......................................... ................. 32 Akatyerr apert-atwem kelh mpwareyew ........................................... ................. 34 Arrwekeleny-rnemel amern pwety-areny arlkwenh ........................... ................. 36 Ampernem akaltyrreyel ...................................................................... ................. 36 Akatyerr-then ntang-then tharlemleyew ............................................ ................. 38 Ntang tharlemletyek, ngwer-anem naynteyek ................................. ................. 40 Contents


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