A52: Kiyajarra

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AIATSIS Code: 
A52
AIATSIS Reference name: 
Kiyajarra

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Name
ABN Name
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ABS Name
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Horton Name
Mardu (Giyajarra/Keiadjara)
Ethnologue name
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ISO 639-3 code
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Tindale name
Keiadjara
Thesaurus heading language
Kiyajarra language A52
Thesaurus heading (old)
Kiyajarra language (A52) (WA SF 52-13)
Tindale (1974)
Keiatara, Keredjara (of Wanman), Kiadjara, Giad-jara, Gijadjara, Targudi, Tjargudi (of Kartudjara), Djar-gudi, Targoodi, Kalgoneidjara, Kalguni.
O'Grady et al (1966)
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Glottocode
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Other sources
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Synonyms
Mardu
Giyajarra/Keiadjara
Budijarra
Gardujarra
Giyajarra
Kartudjara
Keiadjara
Mandjildjara
Manyjilyjarra
Potidjara
Wanman
Giadjara
Giyadyara
Giyadjara
Keiatara
Keredjara
Kiadjara
Giad jara
Gijadjara
Targudi
Tjargudi
Djar gudi
Targoodi
Kalgoneidjara
Kalguni
Comment
Language comment
References

Berndt, Ronald. 1959. The concept of the tribe in the Western Desert of Australia. Oceania 30(2):81-107.
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.
Thieberger, N. 1993. Handbook of the Western Australian Aboriginal Languages South of the Kimberley Region. Pacific Linguistics Series C-124. Canberra: RSPAS, ANU.
Tonkinson, Robert. 1991. The Mardu Aborigines: living the dream in Australia’s desert. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston.
Walsh, Michael. 1981. Maps of Australia and Tasmania. In Language atlas of the Pacific area Pt 1, eds S. A. Wurm and Shirô Hattori. Canberra: Australian Academy of the Humanities.

Status
Potential Data
Location
State
WA
Location information
Southeast of the Mandjildjara territory and south and east of the Potidjara, in territory not identified except as WESTERN AUSTRALIA extending east from Kolajuru which is unidentified except as being several days walk southeast of Tjundutjundu (Well 30) on Canning Stock Route. Their territory may extend as far east as longitude 127° or beyond since Ngadadjara have contact with people whom they call Mangawara (a general term for shifting people who carry treasures tied in their hair chignons (Tindale 1974).
Maps
  • Berndt, Ronald. 1959. The concept of the tribe in the Western Desert of Australia. Oceania 30(2):82-107
  • Tindale, Norman. 1974. Tribal boundaries in Aboriginal Australia. Canberra: Division of National Mapping, Department of National Development.
  • Walsh, Michael. 1981. Maps of Australia and Tasmania. In Language atlas of the Pacific area, pt 1, eds S Wurm and S Hattori. Canberra: Australian Academy of the Humanities.
  • Tonkinson, Robert. 1991. The Mardu Aborigines: living the dream in Australia's desert, 2nd edn. Fort Worth, Texas: Holt, Rinehart and Winston.
Catalogue
Programs
Activities: 
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People: 
Terry Klokeid
Indigenous organisations: 
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Speakers
Speaker table
Oates 1973 Senate 1984 Schmidt 1990 Census 1996 Census 2001 NILS 2004 2005 estimate Census 2006
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Speaker NILS table
1-19 years 20-39 years 40-59 years 60+
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NILS endangerment grade
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Documentation
Document Score: 
1
Documentation table: 
Type Documentation Status Documentation Score
Word list None 0
Text Collection None 0
Grammar None 0
Audio-visual Less than 1 1
Manuscript Note: 
not available
Grammar: 
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Dictionary: 
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Classification
Classification table: 
Source Family Group Sub-group Name Relationship
Ethnologue (2005)          
Dixon (2002)          
Wurm (1994) Pama-Nyungan South-West   Giyadjara  
Walsh (1981) Pama-Nyungan South-West Wati/Western Desert Giyadjara  
Oates (1975)   Western Desert Proper Wati (Kiyatjara)  
Wurm (1972)          
O'Grady, Voegelin & Voegelin (1966)