A103: Wangkatja

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AIATSIS Code: 
A103
AIATSIS Reference name: 
Wangkatja

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Name
ABN Name
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ABS Name
Wangkatha(Wangkatja)
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
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Thesaurus heading (old)
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Tindale (1974)
O'Grady et al (1966)
Glottocode
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Other sources
Wangkayi, Wangkatha [Wangka Maya 2008]
Synonyms
Wangkatha
Wangkayi
Comment
Language comment
References

Fasolo, Silvano. 2008. Basic Wangkatja grammar. Kalgoorlie, WA: Karlkurla Language and Culture Aboriginal Corporation.
Oates, Lynette F. 1975. The 1973 supplement to a revised linguistic survey of Australia. Armidale: Armidale Christian Book Centre.
Thieberger, Nicholas. 1993. Handbook of Western Australian Aboriginal languages south of the Kimberley region: Pacific Linguistics C-124. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics.
Wangka Maya Pilbara Aboriginal Language Centre. 2008. Wangkatja dictionary 2008. South Hedland: Wangka Maya Pilbara Aboriginal Language Centre.

Status
Confirmed
Location
State
WA
Location information
Cundelee and Coonana (WA Handbook) Eastern Goldfields, around the Linden/Mulgabbie area, Cundelee (Fasolo 2008) Contemporary location The people spread to the towns of Laverton, Leonora, Menzies, and then on down to other Goldfields towns where many of them still live today. (Fasolo 2008:1)
Maps
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Catalogue
Programs
Activities: 
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People: 
Silvano Fasolo, Tindale, Wilfrid Douglas
Indigenous organisations: 

Karlkurla Language & Culture Aboriginal Corporation
288 Hay St
Kalgoorlie WA 6430
Ph (08) 9091 4705

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: 
2
Documentation table: 
Type Documentation Status Documentation Score
Word list None 0
Text Collection None 0
Grammar Sketch grammar (less than 100 pages) 2
Audio-visual None 0
Manuscript Note: 
Grammar: 
Fasolo, Silvano. 2008. Basic Wangkatja grammar. Kalgoorlie, WA: Karlkurla Language & Culture Aboriginal Corporation.
Dictionary: 
Wangka Maya Pilbara Aboriginal Language Centre. 2008. Wangkatja dictionary 2008. South Hedland: Wangka Maya Pilbara Aboriginal Language Centre.
Classification
Classification table: 
Source Family Group Sub-group Name Relationship
Ethnologue (2005)          
Dixon (2002)       Wangkatja The Western Desert language. dialects: (a) Warnman, (b) Yulparitja, (c) Manjtjiltjara (or Martu Wangka), (d) Kartutjarra, (e) Kukatja, (f) Pintupi, (g) Luritja, (h) Ngaatjatjarr, (i) Ngaanjatjarra, G) Wangkatha, (k) Wangatja, (l) Ngaliya, (m) Pitjantjatjarra, (n) Yankuntjatjarra, (o) Kukarta
Wurm (1994)          
Walsh (1981)          
Oates (1975)          
Wurm (1972)          
O'Grady, Voegelin & Voegelin (1966)