Nawu

Archival Resources

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  • 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.]]

  • HERCUS, L., and SIMPSON, J. 2001. 'The Tragedy of Nauo', in Simpson, J. et al, Forty Years On: Ken Hale and Australian languages, Pacific Linguistics, Canberra, pp.263-290. [[This material is available at the State Library of South Australia, Barr Smith and other libraries in Adelaide.]]

  • SCHÜRMANN, C. W. (Clamor Wilhelm). 1846. The Aboriginal tribes of Port Lincoln in South Australia, their mode of life, manners, customs, etc. Adelaide: George Dehane. Reprinted in In Wood, J.D. 1879. The Native Tribes of South Australia; pp.207-251; and Schürmann, E. 1987(op.cit.):pp.217-54. VIEW HERE [[Annotation: 10 words: for discussion see Hercus & Simpson. 2001. (op.cit.)] [This material is available at the State Library of South Australia, Barr Smith and other libraries in Adelaide.]]

  • SCHÜRMANN, C. W. (Clamor Wilhelm). 1844. Letter of 19 August 1844 to the Evangelical Lutheran Mission Society. Held in Lutheran Archives, Adelaide. [[Annotation: Hercus & Simpson (op.cit.) list as a possible source of language.]]

  • SCHÜRMANN, C. W. (Clamor Wilhelm). 1844. A vocabulary of the Parnkalla language. Spoken by the natives inhabiting the western shores of Spencer’s Gulf. To which is prefixed a collection of grammatical rules, hitherto ascertained. Adelaide: George Dehane. [[Annotation: Hercus & Simpson (op.cit.) list as a possible source of language.] [This material is available at the State Library of South Australia, Barr Smith and other libraries in Adelaide.]]

  • SCHÜRMANN, C. W. (Clamor Wilhelm). 1838-53. Diaries. Copies held at Lutheran Archives and South Australian Museum. Parts published in Schürmann, E. 1987 (op.cit.). [[Hercus & Simpson(op.cit.) list as a possible source of language.]]

  • SCHÜRMANN, Edwin A. 1987. I’d rather dig potatoes: Clamor Schürmann and the Aborigines of South Australia 1838-1853. Adelaide: Lutheran Publishing House. [[This material is available at the State Library of South Australia, Barr Smith and other libraries in Adelaide.]]

  • TINDALE, Norman B. (Norman Barnett), (1900-1993). 1928. Field notes and journal on the anthropological expedition to Koonibba on the west coast of South Australia. August 1928. MS, AA 338/1/5. South Australian Museum. Source: Frank Kent. [[Annotation: Three words: For discussion see Hercus & Simpson (op.cit.).]

  • TINDALE, Norman B. (Norman Barnett). c.1924-c.1936. ‘Research data on aboriginal tribes in Australia gathered by Norman B. Tindale. Chiefly from South, West and Central Australia. Period 1924 to 1936.’ Held at SA Museum. Identifier: AA 338/1/29 [[Tindale's notes on the Nauo dated December 1927, from interview with Frank Kent.]]