Mirning

Archival Resources

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  • AIATSIS. Mirning compilation tapes. 2001. AIATSIS sound collection. [Field tape number(s): A04061, A14053 - 14054, A02027, A02157, A14061. Archive Nos.: 14143 -14144.]

  • AUSTIN, Peter Kenneth. 1978-1985. Southern Pilbara fieldnotes. AIATSIS collection [- 1 box (12 items), Typescript (photocopy). (1983/1984 Notebooks 8+9).]

  • BATES, Daisy, (1859-1951). 1913. 'Aboriginal names of places'. Science of Man, Vol.14, no.4, pp.73-76. VIEW HERE [[This material is available at the State Library of South Australia, Barr Smith and other libraries in Adelaide.]]

  • BATES, Daisy. 1918. ‘Aborigines of the west coast of South Australia. Vocabularies and ethnographical notes’, Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia, p. 164. VIEW HERE [[Annotation: This page contains Mirning place names. The rest of the wordlist is Wirangu.] [This material is available from the State Library of South Australia, Barr Smith and other libraries in Adelaide.]]

  • BATES, Daisy. 1931. [Letter to] Professor Fitzherbert. Ooldea 1931 [7th November 1931]. Held In: Barr Smith Library Special Collection & National Library of Australia, Canberra. VIEW HERE [[Annotation: Full Eucla vocabulary with 13 pages of miscellaneous notes - Jinyila wongga.] ]

  • BATES, Daisy. 1931. [Letter to] Professor Fitzherbert. Ooldea 1931 [5th April 1932]. Held In: Barr Smith Library Special Collection & National Library of Australia, Canberra. VIEW HERE [[Annotation: Small collection of words & relationship terms from Gauera and Bijarda, west of Eucla (to Israelite Bay).]]

  • BATES, Daisy. 1904. Native vocabularies - Israelite Bay Magisterial District. Held In: Box 6, Section XII, 2A, 1a; Barr Smith Library Special Collection & National Library of Australia, Canberra. VIEW HERE [[Annotation: Compiled from information by Gauera (and a few words from Balgalea) of Jijilandi, Bundi garribinya, Brooks Place, Karura (on top of cliff).]]

  • BATES, Daisy. 1904. Native vocabularies - Eucla Magisterial District. Held In: Box 6 Section XII, 2A, 1b; Barr Smith Library Special Collection & National Library of Australia, Canberra. VIEW HERE [[Annotation: Compiled from information by Bijarda of Yaluwarra (70 miles) and Gauera of Jijila ngandi - Israelite Bay.]]

  • BATES, Daisy. 1904. Native vocabularies - Eucla Magisterial District. Held In: Box 6 Section XII, 2A, 2; Barr Smith Library Special Collection & National Library of Australia, Canberra. VIEW HERE [[Annotation: compiled by Karndung of Dulina, Jirinya, words of man & his relationships, short sentences.]]

  • BATES, Daisy. 1904. Native vocabularies - Eucla Magisterial District. Held In: Box 6 Section XII, 2A, 3; Barr Smith Library Special Collection & National Library of Australia, Canberra. VIEW HERE [[Annotation: compiled by Balgalea of Wongala, man & his relationships, parts of body, elements, vocab. of 18 words.]]

  • BATES, Daisy. 1904. Native vocabularies - Eucla Magisterial District. Held In: Box 6 Section XII, 2A, 4; Barr Smith Library Special Collection & National Library of Australia, Canberra. VIEW HERE [[Annotation: no author; parts & functions of body, animals, birds, fishes, reptiles, insects, the elements, general vocabulary (approx. 80 words), names of trees, shrubs, etc.; short sentences.]]

  • BATES, Daisy. 1904. Native vocabularies - Eucla Magisterial District. Held In: Box 6 Section XII, 2A, 5; Barr Smith Library Special Collection & National Library of Australia, Canberra. PAGES 1-16, PAGES 17-28, PAGES 29-43 [[Annotation: compiled by Yalguru, Ijiri, Kamardura & Gubin of Jinyila; names for man & his relationships, parts & functions of the body, animals, birds, fishes, reptiles, insects, the elements, gen. vocab. (approx. 340 words), short sentences (7 pages); answers to set questions; diseases peculiar to natives in district, remedies; initiation, cannibalism, method of obtaining water, sorcerer; names of natives in district.]]

  • BATES, Daisy. 1904. Native vocabularies - Wongalabila (native name). Held In: Box 6, Section XII, 2A, 6; Barr Smith Library Special Collection & National Library of Australia, Canberra. PAGES 1-17, PAGES 18-38 [[Annotation: From Eucla notebooks; Compiled by Ngoongulea of Nunginija, Bilbilya of Moondooroo; (approx. 390 words), short sentences (5 pages).]]

  • BATES, Daisy. 1904. Native vocabularies - Eyre Magisterial District. Held In: Box 6, Section XII, 2A, 7; Barr Smith Library Special Collection & National Library of Australia, Canberra. VIEW HERE [[Annotation: Compiled by Kulaiji, Ijala, Wardunda of Wongalabiling, Wonanda (Eyre), Kaliambarda, Nalbinya.]]

  • BATES, Daisy. 1904. Native vocabulary. Held In: Box 6, Section XII, 2A, 8; Barr Smith Library Special Collection & National Library of Australia, Canberra. VIEW HERE [[Annotation: Compiled by Jimmer of Drollinya (near Balladonia Baaduk people).]]

  • BATES, Daisy. 1904. Native vocabularies - Eucla Magisterial District. Held In: Box 6, Section XII, 2A, 9; Barr Smith Library Special Collection & National Library of Australia, Canberra. VIEW HERE [[Annotation: Compiled by Wardunda of Murdi-ining; 2 p. of general vocabulary and relationships.]]

  • BATES, Daisy. n.d. Native vocabularies – Miscellaneous. Held In: Box 6, Section XII, 2A, 10; Barr Smith Library Special Collection & National Library of Australia, Canberra. VIEW HERE [[Annotation: Compiled from vocabularies by L.A. Wells (Fraser Range); W. Williams (Eucla and Eyres Sandpatch).]]

  • BATES, Daisy. 1929. Songs, dances, etc. - Series of ceremonies, Eucla District natives. VIEW HERE [Held In: Box 6, Section XI, 1b (i); Barr Smith Library Special Collection & National Library of Australia, Canberra. ]

  • BATES, Daisy. 1923. Waterholes of Eucla and Central areas. Held In: Box 3, Section II, 3a; Barr Smith Library Special Collection & National Library of Australia, Canberra. VIEW HERE [[Annotation: Native names given for all waterholes, rockholes, wells & soaks.]]

  • BATES, Daisy. 1929. Social organization - Eucla district. VIEW HERE [Held In: Box 4, Section III, 4e (i); Barr Smith Library Special Collection & National Library of Australia, Canberra. ]

  • BATES, Daisy. 1929. Social organization - Relationship terms. VIEW HERE [Held In: Box 4, Section III, 5a; Barr Smith Library Special Collection & National Library of Australia, Canberra. ]

  • BATES, Daisy. n.d. Weapons, arts, crafts - Eucla district. Held In: Box 5, Section 9, 4a; Barr Smith Library Special Collection & National Library of Australia, Canberra. VIEW HERE [[Annotation: gives native names.]]

  • BRANDENSTEIN, C. G. von (Carl Georg von). 1967 - 1968. Songs, messages, texts and language elicitation from southeastern WA. AIATSIS sound collection. [Archive Nos.: 02150 - 02154; 02156 – 02157. Field tape numbers: 14 - 37.]

  • BRANDENSTEIN, C. G. von (Carl Georg von). 1907. List of 124 Mirning words, MS. [[Listed in WA Handbook – location unknown.]]

  • BRANDENSTEIN, C. G. von (Carl Georg von). 1982. 88 grammar text sheets exemplifying grammatical, lexical, and phraseological diversities as well as links of 25 Aboriginal languages from Western Australia. []

  • CONDON, H. T. (Herbert Thomas). 1955. Aboriginal bird names - South Australia, pt 1 & 2. South Australian ornithologist -- 1955; 21(6/7); pp74-88; (8);pp91-8. [[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.]]

  • DOUGLAS, W.H. n.d. Mirning word list [. [Listed in WA Handbook – Location unknown]]

  • ELDER, Sir Thomas. 1893, Journal of the Elder Scientific Exploring Expedition, 1891-1892. Adelaide: Bristow. [[vocabulary, 107 Minning] [This material is available at the State Library of South Australia, Barr Smith and other libraries in Adelaide.]]

  • HERCUS, L.A. 1966. Report [to AIAS] on work on Aboriginal languages - April-June 1966. [[Written work on Victorian languages; recordings made of Madimadi, Ba:njgala, Nugunu, Minging, Jeljindji, Gujani in South Australia; also on Andagarinja, Arabana-Wongganguru; third tribe belonging to Araban-Wongganguru group located - Wonggadjaga (AIATSIS).]]

  • HERCUS, L.A. 1966. Work on Aboriginal languages, December 1965-April 1966. [[Report to AIAS on written work on Victorian languages, especially Wembawemba; field trip to Pt. Augusta and Maree; fragments of Madimadi, Gujani, Jeljindi, Mining, Arabana, Wongganguru, Andagarinja recorded (AIATSIS)]]

  • HOWITT, A. W. (Alfred William), 1830-1908. 1907. [Notes]. Howitt Papers, Box 8, folder 1, paper 2. [[Native vocabulary of Eucla, Western Australia, MS. AIATSIS MS69 - About 240 words from Mirning, in difficult handwriting.]]

  • LAWRENCE, J. 1945. Native vocabulary, Eucla Tribe, WA. SA Museum. [Identifier: AA 338/1/30 [180 words listed topically, in Mirning (?).] ]

  • MATHEW, J. 1899. Eaglehawk and crow, Melville, Mullen and Slade, Melbourne. VIEW HERE [[IAAS 0079 Pages 208-272 give a comparison of 226 words from various parts of Australia, includes list of 'Minning'. The source is the Elder Exploration Expedition (1891-92)]]

  • MATHEWS, R.H. 1901. 'Some Aboriginal tribes of Western Australia.' Royal Society of New South Wales, Journal and Proceedings, Vol.35, pp.217-222. VIEW HERE [[This material is available at the State Library of South Australia, Barr Smith and other libraries in Adelaide.]]

  • MILNE, Rod. 1992. Ups and ings: Aboriginal place names of south western W.A. [Perth, W.A.] R. Milne. []

  • MORPHY, F. 1985. Working notes on Western Australian languages. Part of an ARGS project directed by R.M.W. Dixon. [[Listed in WA Handbook – Location unknown.]]

  • NASH, David G. (David George). 1998. Goldfields vocabulary. AIATSIS sound collection. [Archive Nos.: 13600 - 13602. Field tape number(s): 18.2, 18.3.]

  • NASH, David,(1951-). 1999. Nullarbor vocabulary and country. AIATSIS sound collection. Field tape number(s): 19.1; Archive Nos.: Not yet archived. [[Access: Restricted - ceremonial, gender specific or personal material.] [Annotation: Vocabulary, expressions, two songs and reminiscences.]]

  • NASH, David. 1999. Nullarbor vocabulary and country. AIATSIS sound collection. Field tape number(s): 19.7-19.9; Archive Nos.: Not yet archived. [[Access: Restricted - ceremonial, gender specific or personal material][Annotation: Recording of Arthur Dimer: vocabulary, expressions, stories, and reminiscences during travel in the Nullarbor region.]]

  • O’GRADY, Geoffrey N. 1968. Mirniny-English. [[Manuscript held by AIATSIS and Adelaide Uni.]]

  • O'GRADY, Geoffrey N. 1960 [[Transcription of Mirniny vocabulary and expressions excerpted from Hale & O'Grady sound recording, at a windmill 8mi NE Norseman, March 1960. Speaker: Pompom.] Ms. * deposited AIATSIS * vocabulary included in O'Grady's machine-readable data file WORDS.1, from cards punched at University of Hawaii 1967-8, and in O'Grady & Klokeid 1969 (op. cit.).]

  • O'GRADY, Geoffrey N. 1959. Language elicitation with Leslie Moore and other speakers. AIATSIS sound collection. [Field tape number(s): 1. Archive Nos.: 14369.]

  • O'GRADY, Geoffrey N. 1959. Significance of the circumcision boundary in Western Australia. [(B.A. Thesis - University of Sydney).]

  • O'GRADY, Geoffrey N. 1960. Balardung and Mirning language elicitation. AIATSIS sound collection. [Field tape number(s): 2.1, 2.2, 2.3. Archive Nos.: 14053 - 14055.]

  • O'GRADY, Geoffrey N. 1961. Materials on suffixing languages of Western Australia. Sydney, 1961. AIATSIS print collection. []

  • O'GRADY, Geoffrey N. & KLOKEID, T.J. 1969. Australian linguistic classification: a plea for coordination of effort. In Oceania - 1969; v.39, no.4; 298-311.VIEW HERE [[This material is available at the State Library of South Australia, Barr Smith and other libraries in Adelaide.]]

  • REID, N. 1979. Mirning, MS. (see later listing in WA Handbook – location unknown). []

  • THIEBERGER, Nicholas & YOUNG, Maureen. 1986. Ngatju Project, language elicitation and songs, WA. AIATSIS sound collection. [Field tape numbers: GH0001 - 2, Compilation.]

  • THIEBERGER, Nicholas & YOUNG, Maureen. 1987. Coolgardie language elicitation and site discussion, WA. AIATSIS sound collection. [Archive Nos.: 14063 - 14066. Field tape number(s): T/Y 1 - 4.]

  • THIEBERGER, Nicholas. 1993. Handbook of Western Australian Aboriginal languages south of the Kimberley region. Canberra: Research School of Pacific Studies, Australian National University. [Electronic access:http://coombs.anu.edu.au/WWWVLPages/AborigPages/LANG/WA/contents.htm] See Mirning entry.]

  • WELLS, L.A. 1893. 'Vocabularies of words and phrases with translations', pp.192-207 in Journal of the Elder Scientific Exploring Expedition, 1891-2. Adelaide. Bristow. VIEW HERE [[107 words of ‘Minninng’ at Frazer Range] [This material is available at the State Library of South Australia, Barr Smith and other libraries in Adelaide.]]

  • WILLIAMS, W. 1886. 'Vocabulary no.34, Eyre's Sand Patch: Wonunda Meening Tribe'. 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. 1, pp.394-399. [[This material is available at the State Library of South Australia, Barr Smith and other libraries in Adelaide.]]

  • WILLIAMS, W. 1886. 'Vocabulary no.35, Eucla: The Yircla Meening Tribe'. 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. 1, pp.400-406. [[This material is available at the State Library of South Australia, Barr Smith and other libraries in Adelaide.]]