N227: Karaman

AIATSIS code: 
N227
AIATSIS reference name: 
Karaman

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Tindale name
Karaman
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Comment
Comments: 
Tindale (1974) only gives a location. He also lists Karaman as an alternative name of Murinbata N3. Karaman appears Davidson's ethnic map of Australia (1938). Karaman appears to be the same as Garama N34, the location of which corresponds to Tindale's description. Given this, Karaman is listed as unconfirmed.
References: 
  • Davidson, Daniel Sutherland. 1938. An ethnic map of Australia. American Philosophical Society -- Proceedings 79(4):649-679.
  • 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: 
Unconfirmed
Location
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Location information: 
Between Willeroo and Katherine on the headwaters of streams flowing into the Daly River; east to near Mataranka and western border of Elsey; on the King River (Tindale 1974).
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Speakers
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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).

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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)