A22: Marawa

AIATSIS code: 
A22
AIATSIS reference name: 
Marawa

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Thesaurus heading language
Marawa language A22
Thesaurus heading (old)
Marawa language (A22) (WA SH51-04)
Tindale (1974)
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Comment
Comments: 
The name Marawa appears in Berndt (1959); Capell (1963); and Oates and Oates (1970) but there appears to be no linguistic information available. Thiberger lists it as a Western Desert language A80 name (1993: 189).
References: 
  • Berndt, Murray. 1959. The concept of the tribe in the Western Desert of Australia. In Oceania v.30, no.2; pp. 81-107.
  • Capell, Arthur. 1963. Linguistic survey of Australia. Canberra: Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies.
  • Oates, William J., and Lynette F. Oates. 1970. A revised linguistic survey of Australia: Australian Aboriginal Studies 33, Linguistic Series 12. Canberra: AIAS.
  • Thieberger, N. 1993. Handbook of the Western Australian Aboriginal Languages South of the Kimberley Region. Pacific Linguistics Series C-124. Canberra: RSPAS, ANU.
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Potential no data
Location
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WA
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Maps: 
  • Berndt, Ronald. 1959. The concept of the tribe in the Western Desert of Australia. Oceania 30(2):82-107
  • Stanton, John. 1983. Old business, new owners: succession and the Law on the fringe of the Western Desert. In Aborigines, land and land rights, eds N Peterson and M Langton, 160-171. Canberra: AIAS.
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Speakers
Year Source Speaker numbers
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Speaker numbers were measured differently across the censuses and various other sources listed in AUSTLANG. You are encouraged to refer to the sources.

Speaker numbers for ‘NILS 2004’ and ‘2005 estimate’ come from 'Table F.3: Numbers of speakers of Australian Indigenous languages (various surveys)' in 'Appendix F NILS endangerment and absolute number results' in McConvell, Marmion and McNicol 2005, pages 198-230 (PDF, 2.5MB).

Documentation
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Manuscript note: 
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Classification
Source Family Group Sub-group Name Relationship
Ethnologue (2005)
Dixon (2002)
Wurm (1994)
Walsh (1981)
Oates (1975)
Wurm (1972)
O'Grady, Voegelin and Voegelin (1966)