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ERUB KARA GED | Ocean, Kara, Erub, Degarreti, Vast, Mari, Look, Nakua | FATSILC, Fed. Aboriginal Torres Strait Island Languages and Culture
 
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A story of longing from Darnley Island

 

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E .Ru .B KARA GED
ERUB MY HOME

MARA DESTINATIONS SE METROPOLITAN AREA E
MY DESTINATION IS TO THE METROPOLITIAL AREA (ARMY)

E-E-I-O ABELE PASER GE KA EGREMADA E
ON THAT HILL WHERE I STOP

TUREM NAKUA E
I LOOK FOR YOU

NOLE MARI KAK
BUT I CANNOT SEE YOU

NO GUR E-OH DEGARRETI
ONLY THE OCEAN, SUCH A VAST OCEAN

Sketches by Ron Edwards from ‘Songs of the Torres Strait’, The Rams Skull Press