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Murrinh Ku Thepini Pumpanpunmat

Munar, Bert Wuma (1980). Murrinh Ku Thepini Pumpanpunmat. Port Keats, N.T.: Wadeye Press.

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Title Murrinh Ku Thepini Pumpanpunmat
Title (translated) The killing of the Japanese
Author(s) Munar, Bert Wuma
Illustrator(s) Kungul, Angelo Wuminhkem
Kolumboort, Francis Lurrunhin
Translator(s) Street, Chester
Original Story by Nganpe, Charlie Roch
Statement of responsibility Acknowledgement is given to Bro. John Pye M.S.C. for the cover photo which has been taken from his book 'The Port Keats Story';=, in which the caption below the photo reads: Following the capture of Nemarluk. In the background on horseback are. left to right: police trackers BullBull, Splinter and Smiler, with Tas Fitzer on far right. Standing in front of Smiler are Nemarluk (heavily chained) and Marpu. The other natives are witnesses, (also in chains). Acknowledgement is also given to Dr. Johannes Falkenberg for the photo on page 25 taken from his book 'Kin and Totem', 1962. Other photos were taken by Chester Street.
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Language Murrinh-Patha
Language Note Parallel text
Place of Publication Port Keats, N.T.
Publisher Wadeye Press
Date Published 1980
Community source Wadeye (Port Keats)
Scan source CDU Library
Provenance Hard copy from CDU library special collection
LA Number 3109958
Type of Resource Text
Category Memoir
Abstract "Murrinh ku Thepini Pumpanpunmat, The killing of the Japanese" is a true account in Murrinh-patha (Murinbata) of the killing of three Japanese fishermen, Nagata, Yoshida and Owashi on the lugger 'Ouida' by Murrinh-patha men at Ngarntimeli in 1933.
Keyword(s) Japanese
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