Bunganditj (Boandik)

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  • BLAKE, Barry. 2003. Bunganditj (Buwandik) language of the Mount Gambier Region. Canberra, Pacific Linguistics. [[This material is available at the State Library of South Australia, Barr Smith and other libraries in Adelaide.]]

  • BLAKE, Barry. n.d. 0719 Grammar and glossary of Buwandik/ Bunganditj. [ASEDA. ]

  • BONNEY, Neville & MILES, Anne. 1995. Native plant uses of southern South Australia. 2nd Ed. Tantanoola, SA: the authors. [[Annotation: Contains plant names].]

  • BRASCH, Sarah Louise. 1991. Working papers from thesis on Gureng Gureng : vocabularies S.E. QLD languages and working papers : vocabulary Bunganditj, S.A. [[Gureng Gureng/Bunganditj//English]. AIATSIS print collection. Electronic access: Click here for electronic access to finding aid: http://www.aiatsis.gov.au/lbry/ms/finding_aid/MS3110.PDF]

  • CAMPBELL, T.D. 1934. Notes on the Aborigines of the south-east of South Australia. Part I. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia 58:22-32. Part II. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia 63:27-35. VIEW HERE [[Secondary source] [This material is available at the State Library of South Australia, Barr Smith and other libraries in Adelaide.]]

  • CONDON, H. T. (Herbert Thomas), 1955. Aboriginal bird names - South Australia, pt 1 & 2. South Australian ornithologist -- 1955; 21(6/7); 74-88; (8); 91-8. [[Annotation: Bird names in Aranda, Pitjantjatjara, Gugada, Antakarinya, Mirning, Wirangu, Yankunytjatjara, Wailbi, Wiljagali, Narangga, Kaurna, Ngadjuri, Bungandidj, Yawarawarga, Potaruwutj, Narrinyeri, Kujani, Yadliyawarra, Parnkala, Warki, Arabana, Dieri, Wangganguru, Ngamini, Nawu, Ngayawung, Nugunu & Ngalea. The wordlists have been taken from various other sources.] [This material is available at the State Library of South Australia and other libraries.]]

  • CURR, E.M. 1887. Woodford. In Curr, E.M. The Australian Race. Melbourne. 3:482-483. [[West Buandik] [This material is available at the State Library of South Australia, Barr Smith and other libraries in Adelaide.]]

  • CURR, E.M. 1887. Dartmoor. In Curr, E.M. The Australian Race. Melbourne. 3:484-485. [[This material is available at the State Library of South Australia, Barr Smith and other libraries in Adelaide.]]

  • DAWSON, J. 1881. Australian Aborigines: the languages and customs of several tribes of Aborigines in the Western District of Victoria, Australia. Melbourne: George Robertson. VIEW HERE []

  • ELLIS, Catherine J. (Catherine Joan), 1935-1996. 1965. Bungandidj language elicitation and general discussion [Harry Carter at Berri]. AIATSIS sound collection. Archive Tape No.: 00125. Field tape 65/10. []

  • ELLIS, Catherine J. (Catherine Joan). 1965. Language elicitation, song and general discussion. AIATSIS sound collection. Archive Tape No.: 00124, Field tape 65/9. [Performer/Speaker: Hughie McHughes, Ellen Brown, Harry Hunter and Harry Carter; Place recorded: Swan Reach, Wellington and Berri. ]

  • FISON L. & HOWITT A.W. 1991. Kamilaroi and Kurnai. Canberra (Melbourne): AIATSIS (Robertson), [1880]. VIEW HERE []

  • FRAZER, James George, Sir, (1854-1941). 1939. The native races of Australasia... selection of passages for the study of anthropology from the manuscript notebooks... / arranged and edited from the Mss. by Robert Angus Downie. London: Humphries. [[Annotation: Victoria- Booandik tribe, classes, lists of totems, betrothal, marriage regulations, birth customs, burial, causes of death, outline of grammar]]

  • GOTT B. 1991. Victorian Koorie plants: some plants used by Victorian Koories for food, fibre, medicines and implements. Hamilton, Vic: Yangennanock Womens Group. []

  • GRAY, Charles. 1878. Words in the dialect of the tribes near Wickliffe. Smyth, R.B. -- The Aborigines of Victoria, v.2: pp.58-60. VIEW HERE []

  • HERCUS, L.A. 1986. Victorian languages: a late survey. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics Series B 77: p.233. [[Contains two expressions.]]

  • MATHEW, J. 1899. Eaglehawk and Crow. London: Nutt and Melbourne: Melville and Slade. [Booandik, from Stewart in Smith.] [This material is available at the State Library of South Australia, Barr Smith and other libraries in Adelaide.] VIEW HERE []

  • MATHEWS, R.H. (Robert Hamilton) n.d. Notes on Boongandity [also Bunganadity] from Tommy McCallum of Casterton. His mother spoke Wuluwurru language. Field notebook 1:113-118, 120-125 [(National Library). Wuluwurru(ng) is the westernmost dialect of the Warnambool language.]

  • MATHEWS, Robert Hamilton. 1903. Language of the Bungandity tribe, South Australia. Journal and Proceedings of the Royal Society of NSW 37:pp.59-74. [[Annotation: Includes published vocabulary: Mathews, Robert Hamilton. 1902. The Aboriginal languages of Victoria. Journal and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New South Wales, 36:71-106.] [This material is available at the State Library of South Australia, Barr Smith and other libraries in Adelaide.]]

  • MATHEWS, R.H. 1903. Languages of the Kamilaroi and others. Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute 33:pp.259-283. [[See ‘Some native tribes of South Australia’ p.283] ]

  • SMITH, Mrs. James (Christina). 1880. The Booandik tribe of South Australian aborigines: a sketch of their habits, customs, legends, and language ; also an account of the efforts made by Mr. and Mrs. James Smith to Christianise and civilise them. [Adelaide, E. Spiller, Government Printer, 1880. [Facsimile edition: Adelaide, Libraries Board of South Australia, 1965; Mount Gambier, S. Aust., South East Book Promotions Inc., 2001.] [Facsimile editions are available at the State Library of South Australia, Barr Smith and other libraries in Adelaide.] ]

  • SMYTH, R. Brough. 1972. The Aborigines of Victoria: with notes relating to the habits of the natives of other parts of Australia and Tasmania compiled from various sources for the Government of Victoria. Melbourne : John Currey, O’Neil. Also Melbourne : Govt. Printer, 1878. VIEW HERE [[May contain some Buandik in volume 2] [This material is available at the State Library of South Australia, Barr Smith and other libraries in Adelaide.]]

  • SOUTH AUSTRALIAN EDUCATION DEPARTMENT. 1991. Mar the Cockatoo: A Boandik Dreaming Story: years r-3. 12 min. Videotape (VHS) & Teachers guide to unit. [Adelaide]: Education Dept. of South Australia. []

  • STEWART, D.S. 1880. Language of the Tribe and Vocabulary. [[This material is available at the State Library of South Australia, Barr Smith and other libraries in Adelaide.] These make up an appendix to Christina Smith’s book (op. cit.), pp.125-139. ]

  • STEWART, D. 1887. Mount Gambier. In Curr, E.M. The Australian race: its origin, languages, customs, place of landing in Australia and the routes by which it spread itself over that continent. Melbourne. Government Printer: Vol. 3, pp.460-465. [[This material is available at the State Library of South Australia, Barr Smith and other libraries in Adelaide.]]

  • STEWART, Duncan. C.1850-1913. Draft of publication 'Aborigines of the Buandik Tribe of the South East of South Australia.’ [Held in the South Australian Museum. Identifier: AA 307/01 [From the diaries, notes and letters of Stewart, prepared for publication by Board for Anthropological Research, University of Adelaide, in 1947. Possibly later published as ‘On the extinct Buandik tribe of the South East of South Australia’]

  • TAPLIN, G. 1879. The Folklore, Manners, Customs and Languages of the South Australian Aborigines. Adelaide: Spiller, Government Printer, pp.142-145, 159. VIEW HERE [[Comparative vocabulary: Border Town (37) from P.T. Humphries, Padthaway (38) from R.Lawson, Guichen Bay (39) from A.Tolmer, Penola (40) from J.Singleton, and Tarpeena (41) from C.E.Sheppard. Also kin terms, p.159: Border Town or Tatiara Tribe (Henry [sic] Humphries and R.Lawson) and Guichen Bay Tribe (Tolmer).] [This material is available at the State Library of South Australia, Barr Smith and other libraries in Adelaide.]]

  • THOMAS, William. 1862. A lexicon of the Australian Aboriginal tongue in the six dialects of Ballarat, Bacchus Marsh, Melbourne, Gippsland, Mount Gambier and Wonnin. MS 6290 La Trobe Library, Melbourne. [[See the Mount Gambier list].]

  • THOMAS, William. n.d. Papers, volume 21, p.241, Wonnon Tribe, Nedd West, Mitchell Library. [[Comparative vocabulary: King Tom’s Billy, Neddy Monkey and [indecipherable] White. (Ted Ryan personal communication identifies the last of the three as Jacky White). The first two columns are Bunganditj.] AIATSIS print collection]

  • TINDALE, Norman B. (Norman Barnett),(1900-1993). 1937. Native songs of the south east of South Australia. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia 61:pp.107-120. VIEW HERE [[This material is available at the State Library of South Australia, Barr Smith and other libraries in Adelaide.]]

  • TINDALE, Norman B. (Norman Barnett). 1941. Native song of the South-east of South Australia: part II. Royal Society of South Australia, 65, p. 233-243. VIEW HERE [[This material is available at the State Library of South Australia, Barr Smith and other libraries in Adelaide.]]

  • TINDALE, Norman B. (Norman Barnett). 1937. Recording at: South East of South Australia. 2 Dec 1937. Tanganekald tribe. [Held in the South Australian Museum. [Clarence Long (Milerum)] [Copyright Museum Board of South Australia. South Australian Museum must give permission for copies to be made.]]

  • TINDALE, Norman B. (Norman Barnett). 1937. Recording at: South East of South Australia. 21 Dec. 1937. Tanganekald tribe. [Held in the South Australian Museum. [Clarence Long (Milerum)] [Copyright Museum Board of South Australia. South Australian Museum must give permission for copies to be made. Note: Tindale uses Smith (1880), Stewart (1880) and Mathews (1903) as the basis for several files, including those listed below]]

  • TINDALE, Norman B. (Norman Barnett). c.1931 - c.1991 ‘Vocabularies: Bunganditj.’ [Held in the South Australian Museum. Identifier: AA 338/7/1/5 [Mostly contains Smith’s wordlists].]

  • TINDALE, Norman B. (Norman Barnett). 1934? - 1980? ‘Buanditj South-East S.A., A-Q Native.’ [Held in the South Australian Museum. Identifier: AA 338/7/2/26 ]

  • TINDALE, Norman B. (Norman Barnett). 1934? - 1980? ‘Buanditj South-East S.A., R-Z Native.’ [Held in the South Australian Museum. Identifier: AA 338/7/2/27 ]

  • TINDALE, Norman B. (Norman Barnett). 1934? - 1980? ‘Buanditj South-East S.A., A-R English.’ [Held in the South Australian Museum. Identifier: AA 338/7/2/28 ]

  • TINDALE, Norman B. (Norman Barnett). 1934? - 1980? ‘Buanditj South-East S.A., S-Z English.’338/7/2/29 [Held in the South Australian Museum. Identifier: AA ]

  • TINDALE, Norman B. (Norman Barnett). c.1930 - c.1988. Annotated source materials, linguistic papers and research notes. [Held in the South Australian Museum. Identifier: AA 338/9/1 [Copies of Stewart’s notes]]