S98: Southern Ngarigu

AIATSIS code: 
S98
AIATSIS reference name: 
Southern Ngarigu

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Southern Ngarigu language S98
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Hercus (1986:165) describes a variety of Ngarigu S46 spoken on the Snowy River around Delegate and to the south towards Orbost which she calls Southern Ngarigu. See also Walgalu S47 and Canberra language D62.
References: 
  • Clark, Ian. 2005. Aboriginal language areas in Victoria - a reconstruction: a report to Victorian Aboriginal Corporation for Languages. Melbourne: Victorian Aboriginal Corporation for Languages.
  • Hercus, Luise Anna. 1969. The languages of Victoria: a late survey. Canberra: Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies. (B H539.82/L1; S 06.1/AIAS/7H)
  • Hercus, Luise Anna. 1986. Victorian languages: a late survey: Pacific Linguistics B-77. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics.
  • Koch, Harold. 2010. Aboriginal languages and social groups in the Canberra region. In Indigenous language and social identity: papers in honour of Michael Walsh, eds B. Baker, I. Mushin, M. Harvey & R. Gardner. Pacific Linguistics 626. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics.
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... on the Snowy River around Delegate, and to the south towards Orbost (Hercus 1986:165).
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Speaker numbers were measured differently across the censuses and various other sources listed in AUSTLANG. You are encouraged to refer to the sources.

Speaker numbers for ‘NILS 2004’ and ‘2005 estimate’ come from 'Table F.3: Numbers of speakers of Australian Indigenous languages (various surveys)' in 'Appendix F NILS endangerment and absolute number results' in McConvell, Marmion and McNicol 2005, pages 198-230 (PDF, 2.5MB).

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