Sprung with Durris

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Description Liz and Lyiata roleplay a scenario using typical Moree Aboriginal English language.

List of Moree Aboriginal English:

mirraybirrays… girls and boys / children

corroboree… dance

yilay… hey

gookintji… black

gutchinas… kids

myall… act stupid/ shame

yanay… go

jiliwa… toilet

durris… cigarettes

deadly… very good

By Moree Aboriginal Art Students
Producer: Elizabeth Munro
Producer: Harold French
Producer: Kevin Cutmore
Producer: Lyiata Ballangarry
Producer: Wayne Weatherall

This video was originally contributed to the ABC Open Mother Tongue project, which invited Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities to share a story about their mother tongue.

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