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Stop the Jabiluka Uranium Mine

Arnhem Land Vol I: Authentic Australian Aboriginal Songs and Dances
AP Elkin
Label Information:
His Master's Voice: OALP 7504
Media Type:
Out of print

Track Number Track Title Track Time Notes
Wongga 0:13:49 Wongga camp corroboree of the coastal tribes in the district south from Darwin. This Wongga is of the Wagaitj tribe from Anson Bay.
Nyindi-yindi 0:03:45 The northern Wagaitj and their neighbours, the Laragia, perform a Nyindi-yindi corroboree.
Walaka 0:03:19 A trade dance of the Wadaman and other tribes on the southwest of Arnhem Land. It is performed when groups from these tribes meet to exchange goods and to arrange marriages.
Gunborg 0:08:49 Gossip songs of the Alligator Rivers' region of western Arnhem Land.
Indji-indji Gunborg 0:05:48 This is a Gunborg from the Gunbalang tribe in western Arnhem Land.
Gunbalanya Bunborg 0:08:24 Gossip song sung by the same young man as the Indji-indji. He is an exceptionally gifted Central Arnhem Land Rembaranga tribesman but knows many Gunwinggu tribal songs from the Alligator Rivers' region. Same singer as in Indji-Indji.

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