A65: Mangala

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AIATSIS Code: 
A65
AIATSIS Reference name: 
Mangala

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Name
ABN Name
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ABS Name
Mangala
Horton Name
Mangala
Ethnologue name
Mangala
ISO 639-3 code
mem
Tindale name
Mangala
Thesaurus heading language
Mangala language A65
Thesaurus heading (old)
Mangala language (A65) (WA SE51-15)
Tindale (1974)
Manala (individual pronunciation by a Njangam-arda man), Mangala (orthodox version), Mangal, Minala, Mangula (? typographical error), Mangai (a form of name heard by Worms, 1953 MS).
O'Grady et al (1966)
Manala, Minala
Glottocode
mang1383
Other sources
Mangula (Yngve Laurell) [Boström 2008:150$6396] Mungala [Dixon 2011:30$7367]
Synonyms
Mangarla
Djualin
Djuwali
Djuwalia
Jiwali
Koalgurdi
Manala
Mangai
Mangal
Mangula
Mangunda
Minala
Mungala
Yalmbau
Comment
Language comment
References

Dixon, Sally. 2011. How to read and write Pilbara languages. South Hedland: Wangka Maya Pilbara Aboriginal Language Centre.
Hudson, Joyce. 1973. Mangala word list. (PMS 2237)
Kolig, Erich. Report on first period of field research in the Fitzroy Crossing area, South Kimberleys, Western Australia. (PMS 2255).
McGregor, William. 1988. Handbook of Kimberley languages, vol. 1: General information: Pacific Linguistics C-105. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics.
McKelson, K. n.d. Mangala. (MS 2687)
McKelson, K. 1989. A precis of Mangala grammar. (MS 3702, Series 5, Item 4.)
McKelson, K. 1989. Mangala language material. (MS 3702, Series 5, Item 2.)
O'Ferral, I. 1974 A sketch grammar of Mangala, an Australian language of north-western Western Australia. (PMS 4352)
Weber, Natalie. 2009. The Marrngu subgroup. (PMS 6481)
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
Confirmed
Location
State
WA
Location information
On the desert plateau about the McLarty Hills; north to Geegully Creek, n.n. ['Tjirkali], and headwaters of Edgar Range; northwest to plateau above Dampier Downs, extending no nearer than 50 miles (80 km.) to the coast; south to a known E-W line of salty waters along 21 ° latitude including Tandalgoo, n.n. ['Tjandalkuru]; east to a line about 40 miles (55 km.) east of Joanna Springs, n.n. ['Ka:lun] and ['Pikuragu] (Tindale 1974). Contemporary location: Bidyadanga, Broome, Looma, Warralong, Strelley (Dixon 2011:30).
Maps
  • Tindale, Norman. 1974. Tribal boundaries in Aboriginal Australia. Canberra: Division of National Mapping, Department of National Development.
  • Sharp, Janet. 2004. Nyangumarta: a language of the Pilbara region of Western Australia. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics.
Catalogue
Speakers
Speaker table
Oates 1973 Senate 1984 Schmidt 1990 Census 1996 Census 2001 NILS 2004 2005 estimate Census 2006
- - 20 - - >20 - 63
Speaker NILS table
1-19 years 20-39 years 40-59 years 60+
- - - -
NILS endangerment grade
0
Documentation
Document Score: 
9
Documentation table: 
Type Documentation Status Documentation Score
Word list Medium (100-200 pages) 3
Text Collection Less than 20 pages 1
Grammar Sketch grammar (less than 100 pages) 2
Audio-visual More than 10 3
Manuscript Note: 
tape transcription/field note available
Grammar: 
McKelson, Fr Kevin R. 2004. An introduction to Mangala: 40 lessons of Mangala. Broome, WA: University of Notre Dame, Broome Campus.
Dictionary: 
McKelson, Fr Kevin R. 1989. Mangala wordlist, ASEDA 0220. Wangka Maya Pilbara Aboriginal Language Centre. 2005. Mangala dictionary and topical finderlists 2005. South Headland: Wangka Maya Pilbara Aboriginal Language Centre.
Programs
Activities: 
-
People: 
Brigitte Agnew, Fr Kevin McKelson, Eric Vaszolyi, Wangka Maya Pilbara Aboriginal Language Centre, Jarlmadangah Burru Aboriginal Corporation
Indigenous organisations: 
-
Classification
Classification table: 
Source Family Group Sub-group Name Relationship
Ethnologue (2005) Pama-Nyungan South-West Mangala Mangala  
Dixon (2002)   MANGUNJ AREAL GROUP   Mangala Mangala
Wurm (1994) Pama-Nyungan South-West   Mangarla  
Walsh (1981) Pama-Nyungan South-West Marngu Mangarla  
Oates (1975) Pama-Nyungan Western Desert Proper Marngu Mangarla  
Wurm (1972) Pama-Nyungan Southwest (or Nyungic) Marngu Mangarla  
O'Grady, Voegelin & Voegelin (1966) Pama-Nyungan Southwest Marngu Mangala