Narungga

Archival Resources

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  • ASTEC Key Centre. 1988. Narrunga language kit: a kit of materials on the Narrunga Aboriginal language of Yorke Peninsula, S.A. / produced under guidance of Narrunga people. [Underdale, S.A.: Aboriginal Studies and Teacher Education Centre (ASTEC), S.A. College of Advanced Education, [1988]. [Annotation: 28 colour prints, 96 Narrunga flash cards with corresponding English cards, 1 sound recording, 9 cartoon pictures, 1 booklet, 1 teacher’s guide.] [This material is avail]

  • BLACK J.M. 1920. Vocabularies of four South Australian languages, Adelaide, Narrunga, Kukata, and Narrinyeri, with special reference to their speech sounds. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia 44, pp. 76-93. [[Informants: Mrs. Sarah Newchurch & Mr. Harry Richards] [This material is available at the State Library of South Australia, Barr Smith and other libraries in Adelaide.]]

  • CARMICHAEL, E. 1973. The Ill-Shaped Leg: A story of the development of Yorke Peninsula. Gillingham Printers. [[See Chapter 1, section 6; contains language information from Johnson and Tindale.]]

  • CONDON, H. T. (Herbert Thomas). 1955. Aboriginal bird names - South Australia, pt 1 & 2. South Australian Ornithologist 21,6/7: pp.74-88; 21,8: pp.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.]]

  • EDUCATION DEPT OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA 1988 Winda: a Narrunga Dreaming story: Years R-3. Adelaide : Education Dept. of South Australia. [(Aboriginal Studies R-12 / South Australia. Education Dept.) [Includes brief word list.] [This material is available at the Languages and Multicultural Resource Centre (LMRC).]]

  • EGGINGTON, George. 1991. Vocabulary of the Narangga tribe of the Lower York Peninsula: collected from George and Louisa Eggington circ[a] 1899-1905. [Sydney: W. & F. Pascoe for the Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales. [Microfilm: Held at Mitchell Library at MLB 1664.]]

  • EIRA, Christina. 2005. Morphology of a language of renewal: the relearning, revising and recreating practices of Narungga people. Paper presented at Blackwood by the Beach: Workshop on Australian Aboriginal Languages. March 18-20, 2005, University of Sydney. []

  • ELKIN, A. P. (Adolphus Peter) (1891-1979). 1930. Field notes on South Australian tribes, 1930: Notebooks numbered 1-9, 1930. [[General Note: Held in: Elkin Papers, University of Sydney Archives.]]

  • ELKIN, A. P. (Adolphus Peter). 1931. The social organization of South Australian tribes. Oceania.2,1: pp.44-73. [[This material is available at the State Library of South Australia, Barr Smith and other libraries in Adelaide.]]

  • ELLIS, Catherine J. (Catherine Joan). 1964. Meeting of Naranga people, singing and language elicitation. AIATSIS sound collection. [Archive Tape No.: 00116. Field tapes 64/5 and 64/5A. [Performer/Speaker: Cliff Edwards, Glad Elphick, Tarby Mason, Gert Goldsmith, Myrtle Kite, Amy Owen, Joe Owen, Rosie, Edie Stevens, Jack Long, Malcolm Murray; Place recorded: Point Pearce.]]

  • ELLIS, Catherine J. (Catherine Joan). 1963. Oral history of the Point Pearce area. AIATSIS sound collection. [Archive Tape No.: 00115. Field tape 63/3. [Performer/Speaker: Mike Gollan, Glad Elphick, Chris Richards; Place recorded: Adelaide.] ]

  • ELLIS, Catherine J. (Catherine Joan). 1964. Language elicitation, language boundaries and oral history. AIATSIS sound collection. [Archive Tape No.: 00117. Field tapes 64/5A, 65/5A and 64/7. [Access: Restricted - ceremonial and gender specific material.] [Performer/Speaker: Ethel Horwood, Jack Long, Malcolm Murray; Place recorded: Point Pearce, Adelaide.]]

  • FATSIL. 2002. Language of the Month Series: 14 The Narrungga language is spoken again. [[26/04/2002] ]

  • FOWLER, W. 1886. Yorke’s Peninsula, South Australia. 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. 2, pp.143-145. VIEW HERE [[This material is available at the State Library of South Australia, Barr Smith and other libraries in Adelaide.]]

  • GILLEN, F. J. (Francis James), (1855-1912). n.d. Notes on some manners & customs of [Australian] Aborigines, l894-98. [[v.5; Narung-ga words; Table of Narung-ga relationship terms, totems & class]. [This material is available at the Barr Smith library, special collection.]]

  • GRAHAM, Doris May & GRAHAM, Cecil Wallace. 1987. As we've known it: 1911 to the present. Underdale, S. Aust.: South Australian College of Advanced Education, Aboriginal Studies and Teacher Education Centre. [[Includes word list, p.92.] [This material is available at the State Library of South Australia and other libraries in Adelaide.]]

  • HERCUS, L. A. (Luise Anna),(1926-). 1973. Language elicitation and stories from Pt. Augusta, Marree, and Farina areas, SA. [Narangga, Arabana and Wangganguru language elicitation and texts.] AIATSIS sound collection. [Archive Nos.: 03051 - 03060. Field tape numbers: 538 - 555.]

  • HILL, D.L. & HILL, S.J. 1975. Notes on the Narangga tribe of Yorke Peninsula. Port Lincoln, SA: Lutheran Publishing House. [[Tindale’s vocabulary only and ethnographic notes.] [This material is available at the State Library of South Australia, Barr Smith and other libraries in Adelaide.]]

  • HOWITT, A.W. 1904. The native tribes of south-east Australia. London, Macmillan. [Facsimile ed. 1996, Canberra, Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies] VIEW HERE [[Annotation: Totem & Relationship terms] [This material is available at the State Library of South Australia, Barr Smith and other libraries in Adelaide.]]

  • HOWITT, A. W. (Alfred William), (1830-1908). 1907. Word lists. Howitt Papers, Box 2, folder 1, paper 4 (Turra language, 53 words). AIATSIS print collection. []

  • HOWITT, A. W. (Alfred William), 1830-1908. Notes. Howitt Papers, Box 2, folder 6, paper 3 (Turra language, relationship terms). AIATSIS print collection. []

  • JOHNSON, James Howard. 1930-31. The native tongue: a valuable vocabulary [of Yorke Peninsula, SA]. The Pioneer: Southern Yorke Peninsula -- 26 Dec. 1930; 9 Jan. 1931; 16 Jan. [[Informants: George & Louisa Eggington.] [This material is available at the State Library of South Australia. Copies also held in the South Australian Museum, Series AA160/01 and found in Tindale 1936.]]

  • KÜHN, W. (Reverend). 1886. Yorke’s Peninsula. 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. 2, pp.146-147. VIEW HERE [[This material is available at the State Library of South Australia, Barr Smith and other libraries in Adelaide.]]

  • McENTIRE, E. 1879. 'The Wallaroo tribe (Yorke's Peninsula).' In Taplin, G. ed. 1879. The Folklore Manners, Customs, And Languages of the South Australian Aborigines: gathered from inquiries made by authority of South Australian Government. London: Government Print, (Reprinted 1971) Johnson Reprint Corporation. VIEW HERE [[This material is available at the State Library of South Australia, Barr Smith and other libraries in Adelaide.]]

  • NGARRINDJERI, NARRUNGA AND KAURNA LANGUAGES PROJECT. 1990. Narrunga, Kaurna & Ngarrindjeri songs [kit with audio cassette]. Elizabeth, S. Aust.: Ngarrindjeri, Narrunga and Kaurna Languages Project, 1990. [[This material is available at the State Library of South Australia, Barr Smith and other libraries in Adelaide.]]

  • SNELL, Edward, (1820-1880). 1988. The life and adventures of Edward Snell: the illustrated diary of an artist, engineer and adventurer in the Australian colonies 1849 to 1859 / edited and introduced by Tom Griffiths with assistance from Alan Platt. North Ryde, N.S.W.: Angus & Robertson and The Library Council of Victoria. [[Informant: Tanne Arrito.]]

  • SUTTON, T. M. 1887. The Adjahdurah tribe of Aborigines on Yorke's Peninsula: some of their early customs and traditions. Royal Geographical Society of Australasia. South Australian Branch Proceedings Vol. 2, (1887-1888), p. 17-19. [[This material is available at the State Library of South Australia, Barr Smith and other libraries in Adelaide.]]

  • SUTTON, T. M. 1970. Adja-dura tribe, South Australia. Point Pearce Mission 1970. [wordlist 18 words.] AIATSIS print collection. []

  • TINDALE, Norman B. (Norman Barnett),(1900-1993). 1936. 'Notes On The Natives Of The Southern Portion of Yorke Peninsula, South Australia'. Transactions and Proceedings of the Royal Society of South Australia, Vol. 60, pp. 55-70. [Speakers: George & Louisa Eggington, [Based on Johnson (1930-31).]]

  • TINDALE, Norman B. (Norman Barnett). 1935. ‘Notes on the Kaurna or Adelaide Tribe and the natives of Yorke Peninsula and the Middle North of South Australia.’ [Held in the South Australian Museum. Identifier: AA 338/1/35. ]

  • TINDALE, Norman B. (Norman Barnett). c.1935 - c.1991. ‘Vocabularies: Narangga, Ngadjuri.’ [Held in the South Australian Museum. Identifier: AA 338/7/1/13.]

  • TINDALE, Norman B. (Norman Barnett). 1935 - 1936 ‘Vocabulary of Narranga, SA Based on the notes of J. Howard Johnson (1898-1900) with additions from Norman Tindale.’ [Held in the South Australian Museum. Identifier: AA 338/8/18.]

  • TINDALE, Norman B. (Norman Barnett). 1935 ‘Narranga, Yorke Peninsula.’ [Held in the South Australian Museum. Identifier: AA 338/7/2/11 [Interview with Louisa Eggington to reconfirm Johnson’s list.]]

  • TINDALE, Norman B. (Norman Barnett). c.1930 - c.1991. ‘Place Names: drafts for text.’ [Held in the South Australian Museum. Identifier: AA 338/10/2.]

  • VARCOE, Nelson. 1994. Nunga languages at Kaurna Plains School, Adelaide. In Hartman, D. & Henderson, J. eds. Aboriginal languages in Education. Alice Springs: IAD Press. pp.33-39. [[This material is available at the State Library of South Australia, Barr Smith and other libraries in Adelaide.]]

  • VARCOE, Nelson & AMERY, Rob. 1994. Maikuku birku. [Narungga translation based on the Kaurna translation of Tucker's Mob, a children’s story written by Christobel Mattingley. Norwood, S. Aust.: Omnibus Books, 1992.] [ [This material is available at the State Library of South Australia and other libraries in Adelaide.]]

  • WANGANEEN, Eileen & Narrunga Community College. 1987. Point Pearce: past and present. Underdale, S. Aust.: South Australian College of Advanced Education, Aboriginal Studies and Teacher Education Centre. [[Annotation: language notes and word list pp.7-20] [This material is available at the State Library of South Australia, Barr Smith and other libraries in Adelaide.]]

  • WILKINS, D.P., & PETCH, A. 1997. Glossary [of Aboriginal words in the Gillen-Spencer correspondence]. In Morphy, Howard; Mulvaney, John & Petch, Alison My dear Spencer: the letters of F J Gillen to Baldwin Spencer. Melbourne: Hyland House. pp.487-533. [[This material is available at the State Library of South Australia, Barr Smith and other libraries in Adelaide.]]