Territory Stories

Wurrpaṉ' ga Ṉama'

Details:

Title

Wurrpaṉ' ga Ṉama'

Collection

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

Date

0000-00-00

Location

Galiwin'ku; Elcho Island

Abstract

While hunting Jabiru stays out and eats all the best fish and stingray and brings home only a little for Emu.

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.; Efforts have been made to identify and contact the person or people responsible for creating these materials to request permission to include them in this archive. If you have any concerns about materials being made public on this site, please contact us and we will remove the item from display until any concerns have been addressed.

Notes

author unknown; published version available

Language

Yolŋu Matha [multiple languages]; Yolngu Matha language N230

Subject

Traditional; cautionary; LAAL; Yolŋu Matha [multiple languages]; Bilingual education resources; Yolngu people N230; Yolngu Matha language N230; Murngin; Wulamba; Yalnumata; Yuulngu; Yulngu; Miwoit; Miwatj

Publisher name

Galiwin'ku Adult Ed

Place of publication

Galiwin'ku

File type

application/pdf

Other identifier

cdu:45912; LAAL_ID:ga0156

Use

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

Copyright owner

Galiwin'ku Adult Ed

License

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

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/869114

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/869190

Page content

ayinydja amany'tja yukurrana ukana gna. Milmitjpana walu marrtjina dhui-nhirrpanmina, bala ayi roiyina amany'tja. ayinydja yukurrana nhala Wurrpa'thunydja dhukarr nhanu ama'wu. Nhala ayi marrtjina waina raikurru. "Dhuwalana ayi. Gthura ayi arranha ny'yurruna. arra yukurrana djaarr nhinana walu upara, ga gurtha arra yukurrana bawala dhaalkuala", bitjarra ayi waana Wurrpa'. "Bay ayi yurru marrtji rli, ilinyu yurru dhiyala bunharamirri", bitjarra ayi waana Wurrpa'tja. ayinydja amany'tja yukurrana gala yindi rrokunydja guyanydja urrkun' nhanu ga byu nhanu maranydjalk djukurr balau yua, garrkara ayi yukurrana unhiwili galkara. Waina ayi marrtjina bala ayi nhinana. ayinydja yaka nhanu balau waanhara Wurrpa'tja urikiyi ama'wu. ayinydja yukurrana mukthurruna nhinana, bala ayi ama' waana, "Dhuwala nhuu guyanydja. arruala arra yukurrana", bitjarra ayi waana ama' nhanukala. Wurrpa'tja marrtjina yupmaraala unhi rrokumirri guya, ga nhalanydja. "Byu! urrkun' nyumukuiny anak ga garrkara unhi djukurrnydja." Bala ayi Wurrpa waana, "Dhuwala nhe yukurrana ukana dharrwa mirithirri guya. arra nhuu margi. Ga yua nhe yukurrana maranydjalk ukana djukurr, ga arrakunydja nhe dhuwala rulwadhurruna nhna ytjkurruna thiliu mala djukurr", bitjarra ayi Wurrpa'tja waana. Ga mrraala ayi Wurrpa'thu unhiyi bili rroku unhi ayi ama'yu yukurrana gala. Wutthurruna anya ama'nha raandhu thili, bala ayi nhanu ama'wu mirithina maakarritjthinana. "Byu. Dhuwala yuwalk. Yaka arra yukurranha dharrwa guya barrtjuna," bitjarra ayi ama' waana.


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