Y48: Wik Ompom

AIATSIS Code: 
Y48
AIATSIS Reference name: 
Wik Ompom

tab group

Name
ABN Name
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ABS Name
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Horton Name
Wik (Wik-Ompom/Wikampama)
Ethnologue name
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ISO 639-3 code
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Tindale name
Wikampama
Thesaurus heading
Wik Ompom language (Y48) (Qld SD54-07)
Tindale (1974)
Kokiala (name of a creek), Kokala.
O'Grady et al (1966)
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Glottocode
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Other sources
Wik-Ompoma [Sutton 1978]
Synonyms
Wik
Wik Ompom/Wikampama
Wikatinda
Wikampama
Wik Kalkan
Wik Ngathara
Wik Epa
Wikepa
Wik Meanha
Wikmean
Wiknatanja
Mimungkum
Wik Mungkana
Wiknantjara
Aiakampana
Ambama
Ampana Gambana
Kokala
Kokiala
Kookealla
Omban
Wik ompmam
Wik Ompon
Wik Ompoma
Comment
Language comment
McConnel refers to the Wik-ampama (Y48) (Sharp: Kokiala) meeting with the Yinwum Y29, Kandyu Y44 and the (M)beiwum Y41 (of the Upper Watson River) on Merluna cattle station and Mein Telegraph Station (1939:57-59). This language is mentioned in Sutton (1978). Mbiywom and Wik Ompom (Y48) may refer to the same language.
References

McConnel, Ursula. c1939. Social organization of tribes of Cape York Peninsula. In Oceania; v.10, no.1 [54]-72.
Sutton, Peter. 1978. Wik: Aboriginal society, territory and language at Cape Keerweer, Cape York Peninsula, Australia, University of Queensland: PhD. (MS 1274).
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
As in Tindale, Watson River area (Sutton 1978:37). Middle Archer River; north to Watson River (Tindale 1974).
Maps
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Catalogue
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Speakers
Speaker table
Speaker NILS table
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NILS endangerment grade
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Documentation
Document Score: 
1
Documentation table: 
TypeDocumentation StatusDocumentation Score
Word listNone0
Text CollectionNone0
GrammarNone0
Audio-visual1 (kinship term)
Manuscript Note: 
not available
Grammar: 
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Dictionary: 
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Programs
Activities: 
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People: 
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Indigenous organisations: 
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Classification
Classification table: 
SourceFamilyGroupSub-groupNameRelationship
Ethnologue (2005)
Dixon (2002)
Wurm (1994)Pama-NyunganPamanWik-Ompoma
Walsh (1981)Pama-NyunganPamanMiddle PamaWik-Ompoma
Oates (1975)Pama-NyunganMiddle PamaAmbama
Wurm (1972)
O'Grady, Voegelin & Voegelin (1966)