A11: Waljen

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AIATSIS Code: 
A11
AIATSIS Reference name: 
Waljen

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Name
ABN Name
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ABS Name
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Horton Name
Wangkathaa (Waljen)
Ethnologue name
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ISO 639-3 code
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Tindale name
Waljen
Thesaurus heading language
Waljen language A11
Thesaurus heading (old)
Waljen language (A11) (WA SH51-06)
Tindale (1974)
Koara (means 'latecomers' and is applied to any friendly people who have moved into a new area), Waula (means 'north side'), wa: == no.
O'Grady et al (1966)
Waljwan, Waljen
Glottocode
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Other sources
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Synonyms
Wangkathaa
Maduwongga
Ngurlu
Wanggaji
Wangkayi
Pindini
Koara
Waljwan
Walyen
Waula
wa
Comment
Language comment
References

Oates, Lynette F. 1975. The 1973 supplement to a revised linguistic survey of Australia. Armidale: Armidale Christian Book Centre.
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
Potential Data
Location
State
WA
Location information
East of Lake Raeside from Malcolm, Morgans, Laverton, and Burtville, southeast to Edjudina Soaks, n.n. ['I:tjuruna], ['tjortjor] or ['manda 'tjukur] (mopoke totem) and Lake Lightfoot; at Lake Carey; east to beyond Lake Minigwal and a native place, not fixed, called ['Winbalj]. In the 1890s they shifted south to Kalgoorlie in a general southwestward movement (Tindale 1974).
Maps
  • Tindale, Norman. 1974. Tribal boundaries in Aboriginal Australia. Canberra: Division of National Mapping, Department of National Development.
Catalogue
Programs
Activities: 
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People: 
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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: 
1
Documentation table: 
Type Documentation Status Documentation Score
Word list Less than 20 pages 1
Text Collection None 0
Grammar None 0
Audio-visual None 0
Manuscript Note: 
tape transcription/field note available - unclear status
Grammar: 
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Dictionary: 
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Classification
Classification table: 
Source Family Group Sub-group Name Relationship
Ethnologue (2005)          
Dixon (2002)          
Wurm (1994)          
Walsh (1981)          
Oates (1975) Unclassified     Walyen  
Wurm (1972) Pama-Nyungan Southwest (or Nyungic) Western Desert Language Walyen  
O'Grady, Voegelin & Voegelin (1966) Pama-Nyungan Southwest Wati Walyen