Ngaanyatjarra

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The Ngaanyatjarra, also known (along with the Pini) as the Nana, are an Indigenous Australian cultural group of Western Australia.wikipedia
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The Ngaanyatjarra, also known (along with the Pini) as the Nana, are an Indigenous Australian cultural group of Western Australia.
These larger groups may be further subdivided; for example, Anangu (meaning a person from Australia's central desert region) recognises localised subdivisions such as Pitjantjatjara, Yankunytjatjara, Ngaanyatjarra, Luritja and Antikirinya.

Pitjantjatjara

Pitjantjatjara peoplePitjantjaraPitjantjajara
The neighbouring tribes are the Martu and the Pitjantjatjara.
The two languages Pitjantjatjara and Yankunytjatjara may be grouped together under the name Nyangatjatjara (indicating that they have nyangatja for "this") which then contrasts them with Ngaanyatjarra and Ngaatjatjarra.

Alice Springs

Alice Springs, Northern TerritoryAlice Springs, AustraliaAlice
Predominantly desert, they lie 1,000 kilometres away from the two nearest towns of Alice Springs and Kalgoorlie.
As it is the largest town in central Australia, there are also speakers of Warlpiri, Warumungu, Kaytetye, Alyawarre, Luritja, Pintupi, Pitjantjatjara, Yankunytjatjara, Ngaanyatjarra, Pertame, Eastern, and Western Arrernte among others.

Papulankutja Community

PapulankutjaBlackstoneBlackstone, Western Australia
They extend through parts of the North Western and Little Great and Little Sandy Deserts, the southeast Gascoyne region, the Gibson Desert, the Central Central Great Victoria Desert and the Western Central Ranges There are 10 small local centres where the Ngaanyatjarra live include Irrunytju (Wingellina), Papulankutja(Blackstone), Mantumaru(Jameson), Warburton, Wanarn, Warakurna, Tjukurla, Kiwirrkura, Tjirrkarli, Patjarr, Kanpa, Cosmo Newberry.
The community is located within the Determined Ngaanyatjarra Lands (Part A) (WAD6004/04) Native Title claim area.

Mantamaru Community

MantamaruMantumaru''(Jameson)
They extend through parts of the North Western and Little Great and Little Sandy Deserts, the southeast Gascoyne region, the Gibson Desert, the Central Central Great Victoria Desert and the Western Central Ranges There are 10 small local centres where the Ngaanyatjarra live include Irrunytju (Wingellina), Papulankutja(Blackstone), Mantumaru(Jameson), Warburton, Wanarn, Warakurna, Tjukurla, Kiwirrkura, Tjirrkarli, Patjarr, Kanpa, Cosmo Newberry.
The community is located within the Determined Ngaanyatjarra Lands (Part A) (WAD6004/04) Native Title claim area.

Warburton, Western Australia

WarburtonWarburton RangesWarburton Range
They extend through parts of the North Western and Little Great and Little Sandy Deserts, the southeast Gascoyne region, the Gibson Desert, the Central Central Great Victoria Desert and the Western Central Ranges There are 10 small local centres where the Ngaanyatjarra live include Irrunytju (Wingellina), Papulankutja(Blackstone), Mantumaru(Jameson), Warburton, Wanarn, Warakurna, Tjukurla, Kiwirrkura, Tjirrkarli, Patjarr, Kanpa, Cosmo Newberry.
Warburton is the centre of a very large and extremely isolated Aboriginal reserve, Ngaanyatjarra, which stretches east to the Northern Territory border.

Warakurna Community

Warakurna
They extend through parts of the North Western and Little Great and Little Sandy Deserts, the southeast Gascoyne region, the Gibson Desert, the Central Central Great Victoria Desert and the Western Central Ranges There are 10 small local centres where the Ngaanyatjarra live include Irrunytju (Wingellina), Papulankutja(Blackstone), Mantumaru(Jameson), Warburton, Wanarn, Warakurna, Tjukurla, Kiwirrkura, Tjirrkarli, Patjarr, Kanpa, Cosmo Newberry.
At the, Warakurna had a population of 268, including 237 who identified as Aboriginal Australians, most of whom speak Ngaanyatjarra at home.

Wanarn Community

Wanarn
They extend through parts of the North Western and Little Great and Little Sandy Deserts, the southeast Gascoyne region, the Gibson Desert, the Central Central Great Victoria Desert and the Western Central Ranges There are 10 small local centres where the Ngaanyatjarra live include Irrunytju (Wingellina), Papulankutja(Blackstone), Mantumaru(Jameson), Warburton, Wanarn, Warakurna, Tjukurla, Kiwirrkura, Tjirrkarli, Patjarr, Kanpa, Cosmo Newberry.
The community is located within the Determined Ngaanyatjarra Lands (Part A) (WAD6004/04) Native Title claim area.

Ngaatjatjarra people

NgaatjatjarraNgadadjara
The neighbouring Ngaatjatjarra use ngaatja for "this".

Tjukurla Community

Tjukurla
They extend through parts of the North Western and Little Great and Little Sandy Deserts, the southeast Gascoyne region, the Gibson Desert, the Central Central Great Victoria Desert and the Western Central Ranges There are 10 small local centres where the Ngaanyatjarra live include Irrunytju (Wingellina), Papulankutja(Blackstone), Mantumaru(Jameson), Warburton, Wanarn, Warakurna, Tjukurla, Kiwirrkura, Tjirrkarli, Patjarr, Kanpa, Cosmo Newberry.
The community is located within the Determined Ngaanyatjarra Lands (Part A) (WAD6004/04) Native Title claim area.

Tjirrkarli Community

Tjirrkarli
They extend through parts of the North Western and Little Great and Little Sandy Deserts, the southeast Gascoyne region, the Gibson Desert, the Central Central Great Victoria Desert and the Western Central Ranges There are 10 small local centres where the Ngaanyatjarra live include Irrunytju (Wingellina), Papulankutja(Blackstone), Mantumaru(Jameson), Warburton, Wanarn, Warakurna, Tjukurla, Kiwirrkura, Tjirrkarli, Patjarr, Kanpa, Cosmo Newberry.
The community is located within the Determined Ngaanyatjarra Lands (Part A) (WAD6004/04) Native Title claim area.

Aboriginal groupings of Western Australia

aboriginal groupWardandi
* Aboriginal groupings of Western Australia
* Ngaanyatjarra - occupying the Central Desert region - and being much less affected than the other Aboriginal groups of Western Australia.

Ngaanyatjarra dialect

NgaanyatjarraNgaanyatjarra languagentj
Ngaanyatjarra is a Western Desert language belonging to the Wati branch of the Pama-Nyungan languages.

Pini people

Pini
The Ngaanyatjarra, also known (along with the Pini) as the Nana, are an Indigenous Australian cultural group of Western Australia.

Western Australia

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The Ngaanyatjarra, also known (along with the Pini) as the Nana, are an Indigenous Australian cultural group of Western Australia.

Western Desert language

Western DesertKukatja languageManjiljarra Sign Language
Ngaanyatjarra is a Western Desert language belonging to the Wati branch of the Pama-Nyungan languages.

Wati languages

WatiWati language familyWati branch
Ngaanyatjarra is a Western Desert language belonging to the Wati branch of the Pama-Nyungan languages.

Pama–Nyungan languages

Pama–NyunganPama–Nyungan familyPama-Nyungan
Ngaanyatjarra is a Western Desert language belonging to the Wati branch of the Pama-Nyungan languages.

Demonstrative

demonstrative pronoundemonstrativesdemonstrative pronouns
Ngaanya literally means "this" (that is, the demonstrative pronoun) and -tjarra means "with/having" (the comitative suffix); the compound term means "those that use 'ngaanya' to say 'this'".

Comitative case

comitativecomitative suffix Comitative
Ngaanya literally means "this" (that is, the demonstrative pronoun) and -tjarra means "with/having" (the comitative suffix); the compound term means "those that use 'ngaanya' to say 'this'".

Kalgoorlie

Kalgoorlie, Western AustraliaKalgoorlie-BoulderKalgoorlie, Australia
Predominantly desert, they lie 1,000 kilometres away from the two nearest towns of Alice Springs and Kalgoorlie.

Martu people

MartuMartu (Indigenous Australian)Mardu
The neighbouring tribes are the Martu and the Pitjantjatjara.

Great Sandy Desert

Great SandyGreat and Little Sandy Deserts
They extend through parts of the North Western and Little Great and Little Sandy Deserts, the southeast Gascoyne region, the Gibson Desert, the Central Central Great Victoria Desert and the Western Central Ranges There are 10 small local centres where the Ngaanyatjarra live include Irrunytju (Wingellina), Papulankutja(Blackstone), Mantumaru(Jameson), Warburton, Wanarn, Warakurna, Tjukurla, Kiwirrkura, Tjirrkarli, Patjarr, Kanpa, Cosmo Newberry.

Gascoyne

Gascoyne regionGascoyne Development CommissionGascoyne district
They extend through parts of the North Western and Little Great and Little Sandy Deserts, the southeast Gascoyne region, the Gibson Desert, the Central Central Great Victoria Desert and the Western Central Ranges There are 10 small local centres where the Ngaanyatjarra live include Irrunytju (Wingellina), Papulankutja(Blackstone), Mantumaru(Jameson), Warburton, Wanarn, Warakurna, Tjukurla, Kiwirrkura, Tjirrkarli, Patjarr, Kanpa, Cosmo Newberry.

Gibson Desert

GibsonGibson Desert North
They extend through parts of the North Western and Little Great and Little Sandy Deserts, the southeast Gascoyne region, the Gibson Desert, the Central Central Great Victoria Desert and the Western Central Ranges There are 10 small local centres where the Ngaanyatjarra live include Irrunytju (Wingellina), Papulankutja(Blackstone), Mantumaru(Jameson), Warburton, Wanarn, Warakurna, Tjukurla, Kiwirrkura, Tjirrkarli, Patjarr, Kanpa, Cosmo Newberry.