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A partial vocabulary of the Yinikurtira Aboriginal people

Petkovic, J. (2007) A partial vocabulary of the Yinikurtira Aboriginal people. IM: Interactive Media (3).

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    Abstract

    The Yinikurtira people of the North West region of Australia are generally thought to have been a sub-group of the Talandji language speakers, although the exact nature of their connection is somewhat uncertain.1 The Talandji language is reasonably well documented and still has a few living speakers.2 In contrast, the Yinikurtiri language is classified as extinct. 3 Discovering early Yinikurtira wordlists could potentially give us a productive comparison with the known Talandji language as well as a window into the once vibrant Yinikurtira culture.

    Publication Type: Journal Article
    Murdoch Affiliation: National Academy of Screen and Sound
    School of Media, Communication and Culture
    Publisher: National Academy of Screen and Sound
    Copyright: 2009 Murdoch University
    URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/11703
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