G36: Walangama

AIATSIS Code: 
G36
AIATSIS Reference name: 
Walangama

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Name
ABN Name
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ABS Name
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Horton Name
Walangama
Ethnologue name
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ISO 639-3 code
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Tindale name
Walangama
Thesaurus heading
Walangama language (G36) (Qld SE54-07)
Tindale (1974)
Wollangama, Wollongurmee, Wollangama, Wallan-kammer, Wallenkammer, Wahlongman, Karan (scrublan-ders).
O'Grady et al (1966)
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Glottocode
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Other sources
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Synonyms
Bugulmara
Karan
Wahlongman
Wallankammer
Wallenkammer
Wollangama
Wollongurmee
Wallan kammer
Comment
Language comment
Sommer suggests that Walangama is probably what he recorded as Uw Alngam (in Black 2004:253).
References

Black, Paul. 2004. The failure of the evidence of shared innovations in Cape York Peninsula. In Australian languages: classification and the comparative method, eds Claire Bowern and Harold Koch, 241-268. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.
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
... the Croyden area (Black 2004:253). On Carron River and Walker Creek; west to Maggieville and Normanton; east to Croydon; south to head of Belmore Creek; north to Stirling keeping south of the Gilbert River (Tindale 1974).
Maps
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Catalogue
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Speakers
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Speaker NILS table
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NILS endangerment grade
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Documentation
Document Score: 
1
Documentation table: 
TypeDocumentation StatusDocumentation Score
Word listLess than 20 pages1
Text CollectionNone0
GrammarNone0
Audio-visualNone0
Manuscript Note: 
tape transcription/field note available (vocabulary)
Grammar: 
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Dictionary: 
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Programs
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People: 
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Indigenous organisations: 
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Classification
Classification table: 
SourceFamilyGroupSub-groupNameRelationship
Ethnologue (2005)
Dixon (2002)SOUTH-EAST CAPE YORK PENINSULA GROUPWalangamaWalangama
Wurm (1994)Pama-NyunganPamanWalangama
Walsh (1981)Pama-NyunganPamanSouthern PamaWalangama
Oates (1975)Pama-NyunganSouthern PamaWalangama
Wurm (1972)Pama-NyunganWalangamic?Walangama?
O'Grady, Voegelin & Voegelin (1966)