W30: Nhuwala

AIATSIS Code: 
W30
AIATSIS Reference name: 
Nhuwala

tab group

Name
ABN Name
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ABS Name
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Horton Name
Nhuwala
Ethnologue name
Nhuwala
ISO 639-3 code
nhf
Tindale name
Noala
Thesaurus heading
Nhuwala language (W30) (WA SF50-06)
Tindale (1974)
Nuala, Ngoala, Noella, Noanamaronga (Mardudun-era term), Nooanamaronga, Jawanmala (means 'downstream people,' name used by the Indjibandi), Nunkaberi.
O'Grady et al (1966)
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Glottocode
nhuw1239
Other sources
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Synonyms
Ngoala
Noala
Nornamaronga
Jawanmala
Noalla
Noanamaronga
Noella
Nooanamaronga
Nooanamarongo
Nooela
Nuala
Nuela
Nunkaberi
Nuwala
Comment
References

Radcliffe-Brown, A.R. 1913. The distribution of native tribes in part of Western Australia. Science of Man, vol. 14, no. 2, pp. 34-35. (S 57/63)
Sutton, Peter. 1995. Country: Aboriginal boundaries and land ownership in Australia. Canberra: Aboriginal History Inc.
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
WA
Location information
Coastal plain from about Cape Preston near the mouth of Fortescue River southwest in a strip about 40 miles (65 km.) wide to a line running south from Onslow, but not extending to the Ashburton River, which is held by the Talandji (Tindale 1974). Nowala were a small group round Onslow (Palmer in Sutton 1995:99).
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
0
Documentation
Document Score: 
2
Documentation table: 
TypeDocumentation StatusDocumentation Score
Word listLess than 20 pages1
Text CollectionNone0
GrammarNone0
Audio-visualLess than 11
Manuscript Note: 
tape transcription/field note available
Grammar: 
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Dictionary: 
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Programs
Activities: 
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People: 
Wangka Maya Pilbara Aboriginal Language Centre
Indigenous organisations: 
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Classification
Classification table: 
SourceFamilyGroupSub-groupNameRelationship
Ethnologue (2005)Pama-NyunganSouth-WestCoastal NgayardaNhuwala
Dixon (2002)GASCOYNE RIVER TO PILBARA AREAL GROUPPilbara/Ngayarta areal groupNhuwalaNhuwala
Wurm (1994)Pama-NyunganSouth-WestNhuwala
Walsh (1981)Pama-NyunganSouth-WestCoastal NgayardaNhuwala
Oates (1975)Pama-NyunganPilbara-Nyungar (Southwest)Coastal NgayardaNuwala
Wurm (1972)Pama-NyunganSouthwest (or Nyungic)NgayardaNoala
O'Grady, Voegelin & Voegelin (1966)Pama-NyunganSouthwestNgayardaNoala