Ngamini

Archival Resources

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  • AUSTIN, Peter Kenneth. n.d. A grammar of Ngamini. [[Unpublished? Location unknown.] ]

  • AUSTIN, Peter Kenneth. 1975. Language elicitation and mission songs. AIATSIS sound collection. [Archive Nos.: 03424 - 03428. Field tape number(s): Di 15-20, Adn 2. [Oral historical narratives, including history of Lake Eyre; sentences and free conversation; checking of morphology and vocabulary; lists of plant names.]]

  • AUSTIN, Peter Kenneth. 1975. Language elicitation, songs and narratives. AIATSIS collection. [Archive Nos.: 03765 - 03771. Field tape number(s): D 21-30. [Narratives, conversation, language elicitation and texts in languages from South West Queensland, North East South Australia, and Western South Australia; songs in Dieri and Yarluyandi, including some mission songs.]]

  • AUSTIN, Peter Kenneth. 1976. Language elicitation and oral history from the Birdsville area. AIATSIS sound collection. Archive Nos.: 06117 – 06124. Field tape number(s): D41-D46. [[Annotation: Morphology, syntax and vocabulary elicitation of Yarluyandi, Wangkanguru, Ngamini and Diyari; country boundaries and place names; songs; uses of plants; early times in Birdsville; story of end of Killalpaninna Mission.]]

  • AUSTIN, Peter Kenneth. 1988. Trill-released stops and language change in Central Australian languages. Australian Journal of Linguistics 8,2: pp.219-245. [[This material is available at the State Library of South Australia, Barr Smith and other libraries in Adelaide.]]

  • AUSTIN, Peter K. 1989. Verb compounding in Central Australian languages. La Trobe Working Papers in Linguistics 3: pp.171-201. VIEW HERE [[This material is available at the State Library of South Australia, Barr Smith and other libraries in Adelaide.]]

  • AUSTIN, Peter Kenneth. 1990. Classification of Lake Eyre languages. In La Trobe Working Papers in Linguistics 3: pp. 171-201. VIEW HERE [[This material is available at the State Library of South Australia, Barr Smith and other libraries in Adelaide.]]

  • BREEN, Gavan. 1967. Ngamini and Alyawarre language elicitation. AIATSIS sound collection. [Archive Tape No.: 00614. Field tape 24. [Annotation: Grammatical elicitation of Ngamini with Maudie and Bob Naylon at Birdsville.]]

  • BREEN, Gavan. 1967. Ngamini language elicitation. AIATSIS sound collection. [Archive Tape No.: 00613. Field tape 21. [Annotation: Lexical and grammatical elicitation of Ngamini with Maudie and Bob Naylon at Birdsville.]]

  • BREEN, Gavan. 1967. Yawarawarga and Ngamini language elicitation. AIATSIS sound collection. [Archive Tape No.: 00614. Field tape 23. [Annotation: lexical and grammatical elicitation of Ngamini with Bob and Maudie Naylon at Birdsville.]]

  • BREEN, Gavan. 1967. Adnyamathanha, Ngamini and Wangganguru language elicitation. AIATSIS sound collection. [Archive Tape No.: 00613. Field tapes 20, side 2 and 21. [Annotation: lexical elicitation of Ngamini with Maudie and Bob Naylon at Birdsville.]]

  • BREEN, Gavan. 1967. Ngamini material. Birdsville, Melbourne. MS, AIATSIS. Canberra. []

  • BREEN, Gavan. 1968. Language elicitation from SA and QLD. AIATSIS sound collection. [Archive Nos.: 01291 - 01292; 01246b. Field tape numbers: 100-109. [Tape summaries; audition sheets: Ngamani Material, Ms117.]]

  • BREEN, Gavan. 1971. Aboriginal languages of western Queensland, (preliminary version). Linguistic Communications 5: pp. 1-88. [[Contains 100 word list]. [This material is available at the State Library of South Australia, Barr Smith and other libraries in Adelaide.]]

  • BREEN, Gavan. 1973. Language elicitation and narratives from Western QLD, Burra SA and Bourke NSW. AIATSIS sound collection. [Archive Nos.: 02842 - 02859. Field tape numbers: 346-381.]

  • BREEN, Gavan. 1974. Language elicitation from western QLD and northwest NSW. AIATSIS sound collection. [Archive Nos.: 03256 - 03266. Field tape numbers: 455-476.]

  • BREEN, Gavan. 1976. Ngamini. In Dixon, R.M.W. Grammatical categories in Australian languages. Canberra; Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies, Humanities Press; pp.290-297; pp.745-750 -- Linguistic Series, 22. [[This material is available at the State Library of South Australia, and other libraries in Adelaide.] ]

  • 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.]]

  • CORNISH, W.H. 1886. Warburton River. 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.22-23. VIEW HERE [[Approx. 100 words] [This material is available at the State Library of South Australia, Barr Smith and other libraries in Adelaide.] ]

  • HERCUS, L.A. (Luise Anna), (1926-). 1987. Linguistic diffusion in the Birdsville area. In Pacific Linguistics. Canberra. Series C-100, pp. 245-255. (Laycock, Donald C. and Winter, Werner, eds. - A world of language; papers presented to Professor S.A.Wurm on his 65th birthday). [[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. [Notes on totems. Papers, Box 7, folder 4, paper 2; 4p. [List of totems with some English equivalents given]. AIATSIS print collection.]

  • HOWITT, A. W. (Alfred William). 1904. The native tribes of south-east Australia. London, Macmillan. VIEW HERE [[Facsimile ed. 1996, Canberra, Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies.][Contains a few words, pp.94 & 646] [This material is available at the State Library of South Australia, Barr Smith and other libraries in Adelaide.]]

  • JACOBS, F.E. 1886. The north shore of Lake Eyre. 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.14-15. VIEW HERE [[This material is available at the State Library of South Australia, Barr Smith and other libraries in Adelaide.]]

  • JOHNSTON, T. Harvey & CLELAND, John Burton. 1943. Native names and uses of plants in the north-eastern corner of South Australia. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia 67,1: pp.149-173. VIEW HERE [[This material is available at the State Library of South Australia, Barr Smith and other libraries in Adelaide.]]

  • PAULL, W.J.1886. Warburton River. 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.18-21. VIEW HERE [[Approx. 150 words] [This material is available at the State Library of South Australia, Barr Smith and other libraries in Adelaide.]]

  • REUTHER, J. G. (Johann Georg),(1861-1914). 1981. The Diari / translated by the Reverend Phillip A. Scherer (with v.5, Three central Australian grammars -Diari, Jandruwanta, Wonkanjuru, by J.G. Reuther, translated by T. Schwarzschild and L.A. Hercus : edited by L.A. Hercus and J. G. Breen. Additional notes on the Diari by P. Austin). Canberra: Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies. [[Physical descrip: 13 v. on 49 sheets of microfiche] [This material is available at the State Library of South Australia, Barr Smith and other libraries in Adelaide.]]

  • REUTHER, J.G. n.d. 379 Reuther comparative 7 [Jendruwonta; Wonkaranta- Reuther JW; Ngaumeni; Tirari- Reuther NT; Wonkarabana; Jauraworka -Reuther WJ; Wonkanguru; Kujani -Reuther WK] [[Vocabulary: 16 files, 1332 kB, ~1740 entries] ASEDA]

  • TINDALE, Norman B. (Norman Barnett), (1900-1993). 1934. Recording at Diamantina River, Central Australia, 1934. Ngameni tribe. Wax cylinder (Edison). [Held at the South Australian Museum. [Includes text.] ]

  • TINDALE, Norman B. (Norman Barnett). 1934. Journal of the Anthropological Expedition to the Diamantina, North-East of South Australia, August 1934. Held at SA Museum Identifier: AA 338/1/12 [[150 comparative word list? Recorded by AIATSIS but not SAM.]]

  • WENTWORTH, W. C. (William Charles), (1907-2003). 1964. Language elicitation and songs. AIATSIS sound collection. Archive Nos.: 14006. Field tape number(s): WENTWORTH FT 1-1. [[Annotation: William C. Wentworth elicits information on names of speakers of various languages; elicitation of body parts and other word lists; children’s songs.]]