P2: Torres Strait Creole

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AIATSIS Code: 
P2
AIATSIS Reference name: 
Torres Strait Creole

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Name
ABN Name
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ABS Name
Torres Strait Creole
Horton Name
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Ethnologue name
Torres Strait Creole
ISO 639-3 code
tcs
Tindale name
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Thesaurus heading language
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Thesaurus heading (old)
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Tindale (1974)
O'Grady et al (1966)
Glottocode
torr1261
Other sources
Yumblatok (Ober) [ILDB]
Synonyms
Yumplatok
Yumblatok
Comment
Language comment
References

Shnukal, Anna. 2004. A dictionary of Torres Strait Creole. Kuranda Qld : The Rams Skull Press
<http://www.tsra.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0006/9771/Media-Release-70...

Status
Confirmed
Location
State
QLD
TSI
Location information
... the first language of most of the younger Aboriginal and Islander people [in] the Cape York communities of Bamaga, Seisa, Umagico (Alau), Injinoo (Cowal Creek) and Mandingu (New Mapoon) (Shnukal, 2004:7).
Maps
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Catalogue
Programs
Activities: 
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People: 
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Indigenous organisations: 
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Speakers
Speaker table
Speaker NILS table
1-19 years20-39 years40-59 years60+
8888
NILS endangerment grade
5
Documentation
Document Score: 
5
Documentation table: 
TypeDocumentation StatusDocumentation Score
Word listSmall (20-100 pages)2
Text Collection
Grammar
Audio-visualMore than 103
Manuscript Note: 
Grammar: 
Dictionary: 
Shnukal, Anna. 1994. Torres Strait Creole. In Macquarie Aboriginal words: a dictionary of words from Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander languages, eds. N Thieberger and W McGregor, 374-398. North Ryde: Macquarie Library.
Classification