Y54: Wik Ngathan

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AIATSIS Code: 
Y54
AIATSIS Reference name: 
Wik Ngathan

tab group

Name
ABN Name
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ABS Name
Wik Ngathan
Horton Name
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Ethnologue name
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ISO 639-3 code
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Tindale name
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Thesaurus heading language
Wik Ngathan language Y54
Thesaurus heading (old)
Wik Ngathan language (Y54) (Qld SD54-01)
Tindale (1974)
O'Grady et al (1966)
Glottocode
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Other sources
Wik-Iinychanya [Sutton 1978:108] Wik-Iincheyn [Sutton 1995:iii] Wik-natanya (McConnel 1934) [Sutton 1995]
Synonyms
Wik linjtjenj
Ngaduna
Wik ngatona
Wik Iinychanya
Comment
Language comment
References

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.
Sutton, Peter. 1993. Material culture traditions of the Wik people, Cape York Peninsula. In Records of the South Australian Museum; v. 27 no. 1, pp. 31-52.
Sutton, Peter. 1995. Wik-Ngathan dictionary. Adelaide: Caitlin Press.
Sutton, Peter. 1978. Wik: Aboriginal society, territory and language at Cape Keerweer, Cape York Peninsula, Australia, University of Queensland: PhD. (MS 1274).

Status
Confirmed
Location
State
QLD
Location information
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Maps
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Catalogue
Programs
Activities: 
A documentation project funded by Hans Rausing Endangered Languages Project is carried out from December 2006 to December 2009 (http://wwwling.arts.kuleuven.be/fll/hrelp/).
People: 
Peter Sutton
Indigenous organisations: 
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Speakers
Speaker table
Oates 1973 Senate 1984 Schmidt 1990 Census 1996 Census 2001 NILS 2004 2005 estimate Census 2006
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Speaker NILS table
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1-19 years 20-39 years 40-59 years 60+
NILS endangerment grade
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Documentation
Document Score: 
9
Documentation table: 
Type Documentation Status Documentation Score
Word list Medium (100-200 pages) 3
Text Collection Small (20-100 pages) 2
Grammar Sketch grammar (less than 100 pages) 2
Audio-visual 1-10 2
Manuscript Note: 
tape transcription/field note available (vocabulary)
Grammar: 
Sutton, Peter. 1978. Appendix 1: The Wik-Ngathana language. In Sutton Wik: Aboriginal society, territory and language at Cape Keenweer, Cape York Peninsula, University of Queensland: PhD.
Dictionary: 
Sutton, Peter. 1995. Wik-Ngathan dictionary Adelaide. Adelaide:Caitlin Press.
Classification
Classification table: 
Source Family Group Sub-group Name Relationship
Ethnologue (2005)          
Dixon (2002)   NORTH CAPE YORK SUBGROUP* Wik subgroup* Wik-Ngathan (= Wik-linjtjenj) Wik-Ngathan (= Wik-linjtjenj) Sutton (1978) further dialect: Wik-Ngatharr (= Wik-Alken, = Wik-Elken)
Wurm (1994)          
Walsh (1981)          
Oates (1975) Pama-Nyungan   Middle Pama Ngaduna  
Wurm (1972)          
O'Grady, Voegelin & Voegelin (1966)