Y18: Ulwawadjana

AIATSIS code: 
Y18
AIATSIS reference name: 
Ulwawadjana

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Thesaurus heading language
Thesaurus heading people
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ISO 639-3 code
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Tindale name
Atjinuri (Ulwawadjana)
Tindale (1974)
Adjinadi, Itinadjana, Itinadyana, Itinadyand, Nedgulada (plausible reading of blurred printing), Imatjana, ?Ulwawadjana, Ulwadjana.
O'Grady et al (1966)
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Synonyms
Ebawudjena, Atjinuri, Adjinadi, Itinadjana, Itinadyana, Itinadyand, Nedgulada, Imatjana, Ulwadjana
Comment
Comments: 

Tindale's preferred name for this group is Atjinuri Y17; he writes the Ulwauwutjana (or Ebawudjena) listed by McConnell may be part of this group; his references include Parry-Okeden 1897; McConnell 1939-1940 and 1950; and Sharp 1950 (1974:164).

References: 
  • 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.
  • McConnel, Ursula. 1939. Social organization of tribes of Cape York Peninsula. Oceania 10(1):54-72.
  • 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.
  • Oates, Lynette F. 1975. The 1973 supplement to a revised linguistic survey of Australia. Armidale: Armidale Christian Book Centre.
  • Sharp, Lauriston. 1943. Notes on northeast Australian totemism. In Coon & Andrews. Studies in the anthropology of Oceania and Asia, 1943; 66-71 -- map -- Peabody Museum of American Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University. Papers. Vol. 20
Status: 
Unconfirmed
Location
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Location information: 

... on the headwaters of the Macmillan River, that runs into Temple Bay on the east coast (McConnell 1939-40: 57). South-west of Shellbourne Bay, inland, Q. (Oates & Oates 1970:197, Capell 1963).

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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).

Documentation
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Manuscript note: 
not available
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Classification
Source Family Group Sub-group Name Relationship
Ethnologue (2005)          
Dixon (2002)          
Wurm (1994)          
Walsh (1981)          
Oates (1975)       Ulwawadjana  
Wurm (1972)          
O'Grady, Voegelin and Voegelin (1966)