A32: Nakako

AIATSIS code: 
A32
AIATSIS reference name: 
Nakako

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Name
ABN name
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ABS name
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Horton name
Nakako
Ethnologue name
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ISO 639-3 code
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Tindale name
Nakako
Thesaurus heading language
Nakako language A32
Thesaurus heading (old)
Nakako / Wanadjara language (A32) (WA SG51-10)
Tindale (1974)
Nakaku, Nangako, Nangakopitja (Pitjandjara name), Wanudjara.
O'Grady et al (1966)
Glottocode
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Other sources
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Synonyms
Nakaku, Nangako, Nangakopitja, Wanudjara
Comment
Comments: 
Tindale (1974) treats Wanudjara as an alternative name of Nakako. However, the location of Wanudjara given on Berndt's map (1959) does not correspond to its location in Tindale (1974), Walsh (1981) or Horton (1996).
References: 
  • Tindale, Norman B. 1974. Aboriginal tribes of Australia: their terrain, environmental controls, distribution, limits, and proper names. Berkeley: University of California Press/Canberra: Australian National University Press.
Status: 
Potential data
Location
State / Territory: 
WA
Location information: 

South and southwest of the Blackstone Ranges; at Bell Rock Range (Tindale 1974).

Maps: 
  • Tindale, Norman. 1974. Tribal boundaries in Aboriginal Australia. Canberra: Division of National Mapping, Department of National Development.
Catalogue
Links
Programs
Activities: 
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People: 
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Indigenous organisations: 
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Speakers
Year Source Speaker numbers
1975Oates-
1984Senate-
1990Schmidt-
1996Census-
2001Census-
2004NILS-
2005Estimate-
2006Census-
2011Census-
2016Census-

Speaker numbers were measured differently across the censuses and various other sources listed in AUSTLANG. You are encouraged to refer to the sources.

Speaker numbers for ‘NILS 2004’ and ‘2005 estimate’ come from 'Table F.3: Numbers of speakers of Australian Indigenous languages (various surveys)' in 'Appendix F NILS endangerment and absolute number results' in McConvell, Marmion and McNicol 2005, pages 198-230 (PDF, 2.5MB).

Documentation
Type Documentation Status Documentation Score
Word list Less than 20 pages 1
Text Collection None 0
Grammar None 0
Audio-visual Less than 1 1
Manuscript note: 
tape transcription/field note available (Tindale) - unclear status
Grammar: 
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Dictionary: 
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Classification
Source Family Group Sub-group Name Relationship
Ethnologue (2005)          
Dixon (2002)          
Wurm (1994) Pama-Nyungan South-West   Nakako  
Walsh (1981) Pama-Nyungan South-West Wati/Western Desert Nakako  
Oates (1975)          
Wurm (1972)          
O'Grady, Voegelin and Voegelin (1966)