Territory Stories

Ḻukuy napurru ga marrtji räli Gaykuŋuru



Ḻukuy napurru ga marrtji räli Gaykuŋuru




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unpublished text; Returning home to Milingimbi on foot from a Gunapipi ceremony at Gayku, Djar?iny and two others lose the track and have a thirsty trip home.


Yolŋu Matha [multiple languages]; Yolngu Matha language N230


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

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Milingimbi LPC

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cdu:45941; LAAL_ID:mi0222


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

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Milingimbi LPC



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marrtji unhi. Bala garrthana nhanu unhi man'kunydja, arranydja anya ayatham. Yanapi marrgitj dhu arra anya ga ayatham, yna bili ga manymakthirri. Bala napurru marrtji wairrina Dhbia, nhma napurru marthaay Mamulunhawuygu ayi ga dhrra. "Y marthaay limurrugu maa dhrra ga," bitjan arra. ayinydja waa Mamulunhawuynydja rraku, "Go mukul arra nhuna gmana gapulilina." "e gthu' arra marrtji dhuwala dhigamana gapuwana." al'alyuna napurru, arr'nha. Wairri napurru ga dhiyala. Dhunupa napurru unhi dhawathundja, ga byu balau napurru uli walilinydja athili marrtjinya. anydja napurru unhi dhawathundja, bala yna gapuna guwatjman. Gapumirrina bubu unhi guwatjman, upthun napurru ga by gala napurru yal'yun. Ga yurruna napurru marrtji walilinydja mala. CD LIBRARY OF YOLU LITERATURE FOR STUDY PURPOSES ONLY USED WITH PERMISSION

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