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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 pp. 1-19.

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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.

Item Type: Conference Paper
Murdoch Affiliation(s): School of Information Technology
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Copyright: © Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2007.
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