G26: Mingginda

AIATSIS Code: 
G26
AIATSIS Reference name: 
Mingginda

tab group

Name
ABN Name
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ABS Name
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Horton Name
Mingin
Ethnologue name
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ISO 639-3 code
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Tindale name
Mingin
Thesaurus heading
Mingin language (G26) (Qld SE54-10)
Tindale (1974)
Minkin, Myngeen, Minikin, Mingir (misprint).
O'Grady et al (1966)
Minkin, Myngeen, Minikin
Glottocode
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Other sources
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Synonyms
Minkin
Mingin
Min Gin
Mingir
Minikin
Myngeen
Comment
Language comment
References

Breen, Gavan. 1981. Margany and Gunya. In Handbook of Australian languages vol. 2, eds R. M. W. Dixon and B. J. Blake, 274-393. Canberra: ANU Press.
Evans, Nick. 1990. The Minkin language of the Burketown region. In Studies in Comparative Pama-Nyungan, eds O'Grady & Tryon. Pacific Linguistics C-111. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics. (RS 40/5)
Harvey, Mark. 2008. Non-Pama-Nyungan Languages: land-language associations at colonisation. AILEC 0802.
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
QLD
Location information
Barkly (Barclay) River south of Burketown; east to Leichhardt River on grassed plains; south to Augustus Downs and to Gregory Downs; to coast only at mouth of Albert River (Tindale 1974). ... as in Tindale possibly extending further east and/or whole Cloncurry River basin as far north as the Dismal Creek junction (Breen 1981). The general associations were to the lower Leichhardt downstream from Augustus Downs and to the Nicholson, downstream from its junction with the Gregory. Westward limit: Gin Arm Creek (lower Lilly Creek) was associated with Minkin. Associations were with Ganggalida (Yukulta) west of this. There are no specifics on the eastward or southward limits of Minkin affiliations (Harvey ASEDA 802). near present-day Burketown, on the southern coast of the Gulf of Carpentaria, in the area containing the headwaters of the Leichhardt and Albert Rivers (Evans 1990:173).
Maps
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Catalogue
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Speakers
Speaker table
Speaker NILS table
1-19 years20-39 years40-59 years60+
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NILS endangerment grade
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Documentation
Document Score: 
2
Documentation table: 
TypeDocumentation StatusDocumentation Score
Word listLess than 20 pages1
Text CollectionNone0
GrammarA few articles1
Audio-visualNone0
Manuscript Note: 
tape transcription/field note available (vocabulary)
Grammar: 
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Dictionary: 
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Programs
Activities: 
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People: 
Nick Evans
Indigenous organisations: 
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Classification
Classification table: 
SourceFamilyGroupSub-groupNameRelationship
Ethnologue (2005)
Dixon (2002)TANGKIC SUBGROUP*MinkinMinkin
Wurm (1994)MinginMingin
Walsh (1981)MinginanMingin
Oates (1975)MinginanMingin
Wurm (1972)MinkinanMinkin
O'Grady, Voegelin & Voegelin (1966)MinkinanMingin