Y80: Kuku-Warra

AIATSIS Code: 
Y80
AIATSIS Reference name: 
Kuku-Warra

tab group

Name
ABN Name
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ABS Name
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Horton Name
Kokowarra
Ethnologue name
Gugu Warra
ISO 639-3 code
wrw
Tindale name
Kokowara, Laia (Kokowara)
Thesaurus heading
Gugu Warra / Koko Wara language (Y80) (Qld SD55-13)
Tindale (1974)
Kookawarra, Coo-oo-warra, Gugu-Warra; Laura-Deighton tribe for Kokowara. Koko Laia, Kokowara (Koko-jelandji term, means poor or bad speech), Coo-coo-warra for Laia.
O'Grady et al (1966)
Glottocode
gugu1256
Other sources
Aghu Laia (Hale) [Sommer 1969:9] Aku Laia [Sharp 1939:257 - which Tindale 1940: 165 identifies as Koko-Wara]
Synonyms
Kuku Wara
Gugu Warra
Kokowarra
Coo coo warra
Jaram
KokoWara
Koko wara
Koko Wara
Kookowara
"Lama Deighton Tribe"
Wara
Wijaram
Gugu Wara
Kokowara
Laia
Aghu Laia
Kookawarra
Coo oo warra
Gugu Warra; Laura Deighton tribe for Kokowara
Koko Laia
Coo coo warra for Laia
Comment
Language comment
References

Black, Paul. 1975. Report on Koko-Wara. (PMS 3086).
Dixon, R. M. W. 2002. Australian languages: their nature and development: Cambridge Language Surveys. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Godman, Irene. 1993. A sketch grammar of Rimanggudinhma: a language of the Princess Charlotte Bay region of Cape York Peninsula, University of Queensland: BA (Hons). (MS 3585).
Oates, William J., and Lynette F. Oates. 1970. A revised linguistic survey of Australia: Australian Aboriginal Studies 33, Linguistic Series 12. Canberra: AIAS.
Rigsby, Bruce. 2005. The languages of Eastern Cape York Peninsula and linguistic anthropology. In Donald Thomson: the man and the scholar, eds Bruce Rigsby and Nicolas Peterson, 129-142. Canberra: Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia.
Roth, W.E. 1898. Notes on social and individual nomenclature among certain north Queensland Aboriginals . Royal Society of Queensland Proceedings, v.13, 1898; [39]–50.
Sommer, Bruce. 1976. Gog-Gaber, Gogo Dhawa, Ogh Undjan, Igaranggal, ms. (MS 1600).
Sommer, Bruce. 1999. Koko Warra. PMS 5919.
Sutton, Peter. 1993. The Flinders Islands and Melville National Parks Land Claim. MS 3813.
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.
West, La Mont. 1965 [1961–65]. Notes for the Australian Aboriginal sign language film. Manuscript. AIATSIS. MS 2456 (Item 4).

Status
Confirmed
Location
State
QLD
Location information
Normandy River from Lakefield south to Laura River, Q (Oates & Oates 1970:202, Tindale 1974) Spanning the Kennedy and Normanby Rivers from the Jack River to Chief camp in close vicinity to Balser's Knob. They follow up the Normanby and Deighton Rivers as far as the Laura, travel up Statioin and Sandy Creeks to the Morehead, and westward they wander over to Jeannette's Tableland (Roth as quoted in Sommer 1976:130)
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
-
Documentation
Document Score: 
5
Documentation table: 
TypeDocumentation StatusDocumentation Score
Word listNone0
Text Collection1 (poems)
GrammarSketch grammar (less than 100 pages)2
Audio-visual1-102
Manuscript Note: 
not available
Grammar: 
Sommer, Bruce. 1999. Koko Warra. Townsville.
Dictionary: 
-
Programs
Activities: 
-
People: 
Bruce Sommer,
Indigenous organisations: 
-
Classification
Classification table: 
SourceFamilyGroupSub-groupNameRelationship
Ethnologue (2005)Pama-NyunganPamanMbarimanGugu Warra
Dixon (2002)SOUTH-EAST CAPE YORK PENINSULA GROUPRimang-Gudinhma/Kuku-Wara groupKuku-WaraKuku-Wara
Wurm (1994)Pama-NyunganPamanGugu Warra
Walsh (1981)Pama-NyunganPamanLamalamicGugu Warra
Oates (1975)Pama-NyunganLamalamicWurangung (or Waric Paman)Gugu Wara
Wurm (1972)
O'Grady, Voegelin & Voegelin (1966)