Progress on Yindjibarndi Ethnophysiography
Mark, D.M., Turk, A. and Stea, D. (2007) Progress on Yindjibarndi Ethnophysiography. In: 8th International Conference, COSIT 2007, September 19-23, 2007. , Melbourne, Australia.
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This paper reviews progress on the Ethnophysiography study of the Yindjibarndi language from the Pilbara region of Western Australia. Concentrating on terms for water-related features, it concludes that there are significant differences to the way such features are conceptualized and spoken of in English. Brief comments regarding a similar project with the Dine (Navajo) people of Southwestern USA are provided, together with conclusions regarding Ethnophysiography.
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