D3: Ngunawal / Ngunnawal

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AIATSIS Code: 
D3
AIATSIS Reference name: 
Ngunawal / Ngunnawal

tab group

Name
ABN Name
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ABS Name
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Horton Name
Ngunawal
Ethnologue name
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ISO 639-3 code
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Tindale name
Ngunawal
Thesaurus heading language
Ngunawal / Ngunnawal language D3
Thesaurus heading (old)
Ngunawal / Ngunnawal language (D3) (NSW SI55-16)
Tindale (1974)
Ngunuwal, Ngoonawal, Wonnawal, Nungawal, Yarr, Yass tribe. Lake George, Five Islands tribe, Molonglo tribe, ['gur:agang = no], Gurungada.
O'Grady et al (1966)
Ngaonawal, Nungawal, Yarr, Ngennigenwurro, Yiilima
Glottocode
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Other sources
Ngunnawal [ACT government]
Synonyms
Gundungurra
Burragorang
Gurungada
Ngaonawal
Ngennigenwurro
Ngoonawal
Nungawal
Wonnawal
Yarr
Yiilima
Comment
Language comment
References

Dixon, R. M. W. 1980. The languages of Australia. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Eades, Diana. 1976. The Dharawal and Dhurga languages of the New South Wales south coast: Australian Aboriginal Studies, Research and Regional Studies 8. Canberra: AIAS.
Flood, Josephine. 1984. Recent research on traditional Aboriginal society of the Canberra area. Canberra Historical Journal 13:17-25.
Koch, Harold. 2011. Aboriginal languages and social groups in the Canberra region : interpreting the historical documentation. In Brett Baker, Ilana Mushin, Mark Harvey and Rod Gardner (eds) Indigenous Language and Social Identity: papers in honour of Michael Walsh. Canberra : Pacific Linguistics. pp. 123-144. http://hdl.handle.net/1885/57031.
Mathews, R.H. 1880-1912. [Australian languages material : field notes]. (MS 3179)
Mathews, Robert Hamilton. 1901. The Gundungurra language. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 40(167):140-148.
Mathews, Robert Hamilton. 1904. The Ngunawal language. Journal of the Royal Anthropological Society 34:294-299.
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
ACT
NSW
Location information
Queanbeyan to Yass, Tumut to Boorowa, and east to beyond Goulbum; on highlands west of the Shoalhaven River (Tindale 1974). ... from Goulburn to Yass and Burrowa, extending southerly to Lake George and Goodradigbee (Mathews 1880–1912).
Maps
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Catalogue
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 Less than 20 pages 1
Text Collection None 0
Grammar None 0
Audio-visual None 0
Manuscript Note: 
tape transcription/field note available
Grammar: 
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Dictionary: 
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Programs
Activities: 
The Journey of Healing facilitated several Ngunawal Elders Camps in 2006 and 2007. The programs included the teaching of language (Wafer and Lissarrague 2008:117).
People: 
Janet Mathews, Jutta Besold, Harold Koch
Indigenous organisations: 
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Classification
Classification table: 
Source Family Group Sub-group Name Relationship
Ethnologue (2005)          
Dixon (2002)   SOUTHERN NEW SOUTH WALES GROUP Southern tablelands group Gundungurra (or Ngunawal, or Burragorang) Gundungurra (or Ngunawal, or Burragorang)
Wurm (1994) Pama-Nyungan Yuin-Kuric   Ngunawal  
Walsh (1981) Pama-Nyungan Yuin-Kuric Yuin Ngunawal  
Oates (1975) Pama-Nyungan Yuin-Kuric Yuin Ngunawal  
Wurm (1972) Pama-Nyungan Yuin-Kuric Yuin Ngunawal  
O'Grady, Voegelin & Voegelin (1966) Pama-Nyungan Yuin-Kuric Yuin Ngunawal