Yawarawarka

Yawarawarka is located in the very north east corner of the state of South Australia, close to the Queensland border.
Yawarawarka lies north of the Yandruwandha language and east of the Ngamini language.

AIATSIS id : L.23

VARIATIONS

Janweraworga, Jauraworka, Jaurorka, Jarawurga, Jawarawarka, Jawarawonga, Jawaraworga, Jawaraworgad, Yalaurawarka, Yara-wuarka, Yarrawaurka, Yarrawoorka, Yarrawurka, Yarroworka, Yauarawaka, Yauorka, Yaurawak, Yaurawakka, Yauroka, Yaurorka, Yauroworka, Yawarawarga (used by SIL), Yawarawarka (used by AIATSIS), Yawarawarrka, Yerawaka, Yowerawarrika, Yowerawoolka (from yawara ‘word, language’ and waka ‘small’).

 DISCLAIMER:  The above map is based upon the Horton Indigenous Map of Australia © Aboriginal Studies Press, AIATSIS, and Auslig/Sinclair, Knight, Merz, 1996. The full map is available on the  AIATSIS  website. The locations of the languages of SA, as stated on the this website are not intended for Land Claim use, and are an approximate guide only. Individual language project locations are based on information from publicly available MILR (ILS) documents.

DISCLAIMER:

The above map is based upon the Horton Indigenous Map of Australia © Aboriginal Studies Press, AIATSIS, and Auslig/Sinclair, Knight, Merz, 1996. The full map is available on the AIATSIS website. The locations of the languages of SA, as stated on the this website are not intended for Land Claim use, and are an approximate guide only. Individual language project locations are based on information from publicly available MILR (ILS) documents.

+ Reference and Source Archive

AISTON, George. 1929. Magic stone of the tribes east and north-east of Lake Eyre. Royal Society of Tasmania -- Papers & Proceedings: 47-50. VIEW HERE [[Includes song with translation] [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. DOWNLOAD HERE [[This material is available at the State Library of South Australia, Barr Smith and other libraries in Adelaide.]]

BECKETT, Jeremy, (1931-). 1964. Songs and dialogue from Wilcannia, NSW in 1964. AIATSIS sound collection. [Archive Tape No.: 00627. Field tape number: 3-4. [Songs performed by George Dutton; narrative by George Dutton; dialogue by George Dutton and Len Curwen in Yaraworga; dialogue by George Dutton and Dougal MacFarlane in Wiljali; songs performed by George Dutton and Gordon Mitchell; discussion by Dave Harris and Lance Johnson.]]

BREEN, Gavan. 1967. Yawarawarka material. Molesworth, Innamincka, Birdsville, Melbourne. AIATSIS print collection. [[Electronic access: Click here for electronic access to finding aid: ]http://www.aiatsis.gov.au/lbry/ms/finding_aid/MS118.PDF]]

BREEN, Gavan. 1967. [Yawarawarga and Bundhamara language elicitation]. AIATSIS sound collection. [Archive Tape No.: 00609. Field tape 12, side 2 and 13. Performer/Speaker: Hector Harrison, Topsy Parker; Place recorded: Molesworth, Quilpie.]

BREEN, Gavan. 1967. [Yawarawarga and Ngamini language elicitation]. AIATSIS sound collection. [Archive Tape No.: 00614. Field tape 23. Performer/Speaker: Alfie Harrison [also known as Alfie Harris]; Place recorded: Birdsville.]

BREEN, Gavan. 1967. Bundhamara and Yawarawarga language elicitation. AIATSIS sound collection. [Archive Tape No.: 00608. Field tape 12. Performer/Speaker: Charlie McDonald, Hector Harrison; Place recorded: Yellow Water Hole, Molesworth.]

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.]]

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. & SALMON, H. G. 1886. Coopers Creek to the eastward of its branch: also Koongi Lake. 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.24-29. VIEW HERE [[Cooper’s Creek may contain some Yanduwandha] [This material is available at the State Library of South Australia, Barr Smith and other libraries in Adelaide.]]

FRASER, A. 1897. Vocabulary of Mulligan River (Yarrawurka). Australasian Anthropological Journal 1,6: p.123. []

HOWITT, A. W. (Alfred William), (1830-1908). 1902. Legends. Papers, Box 7, folder 3, paper 11, dated Sept. 24, 1901; 7p. AIATSIS print collection. [[Nguru-tulu-tuluru & his stealing of the grindstone (Yaurorka)].]

HOWITT, A.W. (Alfred William). 1904. Native tribes of south-east Australia. London: Macmillan (republished 1996 by Aboriginal Studies Press), p.92-94, 802-803. VIEW HERE [[Be careful – some words, including in the text may be Ngamini or Diyari.] [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. Jawurawalka tribe. [Wax cylinder (Edison). [Held at the South Australian Museum.] ]

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.]]

TREFRY, David. 1965 – 1967. Yandruwanda, Dieri, and Yauraworga language elicitation, SA. AIATSIS sound collection. [Archive Nos.: 00653 – 00659. Field tape numbers: FT 1- 28.]

WIMBERLEY, COLIN C. 1899. Letter to editor (Yarrawoorka). Science of Man 2, 4; May 22, 1899, pp.68-70 [[Approx. 82 words]. ]

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