Potaruwutj, Tatiara S.A., English-Native, Tindale (Unpublished)

Archive Collections / Dr Norman Barnett Tindale / Series AA338/07 / Potaruwutj, Tatiara S.A., English-Native, Tindale (Unpublished)

This drawer contains a number of sections, including:

  • English to Potaruwutj general vocabulary (approx. 12 cm), drawn from Tindale's 'Journal of Researches in the South East of S. Australia' (3 vols, AA 338/1/33/1-3);

  • Section (approx. 3 cm) of English to Potaruwutj cards on the subject of birds;

  • Potaruwutj to English general vocabulary (approx. 7.5 cm), with ink and ball point pen annotations;

  • Section of Potaruwutj to English cards (2 cm) on the subject of birds, with ball point pen annotations, and 3.5 cm of partially prepared index cards; and

  • Section entitled 'Native' that consists of partially prepared Tanganekald cards
    (approx. 2 cm) and a section of cards (1.5 cm) drawn from George Taplin's The Narrinyeri: an account of the tribes of South Australian Aborigines inhabiting the country around Lakes Alexandrina, Albert and Coorong, and the lower part of the River Murray: their manners and customs, also an account of the mission at Point Macleay,1874 (see also metal filing drawer AA 338/7/2/25).

Note that the first card in the drawer contains the annotation: 'Tindale Personal Researches Unpublished'. See also Tindale's Potaruwutj vocabulary in shoebox AA 338/7/1/16.

Tindale Tribes: Potaruwutj.

CreatorDr Norman Barnett Tindale
ControlAA 338/7/2/30
Date Range1931  -  1962
Quantity 15.4cm,   1   metal filing drawer, approx. 31.5 cm of cards
Series AA338/07
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