Mobile Language Team. Arabana.
Wilson, Greg and Hercus, Luise A. Arabana, years R to 10 : an Arabana teaching framework for reception to year ten....,2004.
Hercus, Luise A. A grammar of the Arabana-Wangkangurru language Lake Eyre Basin, South Australia, 1994. Held at Flinders University - Not available at SLSA.
This guide to sources relating to the Arabana (Arabunna, or Urabunna) people was last updated in 2016. It comprises selected material held by the State Library or available online.
To find further material relevant to this topic, try searching with these subject headings in the State Library catalogue:
Arabana (Australian people)
Aboriginal Australians - South Australia - (Geographic location)
The Arabana people are associated with the far north of South Australia and are the Traditional Owners of the Lake Eyre Region (Kati-Thanda). Their neighbours are the Kokatha, Antakirinja and Dieri nations.
Aboriginal History. v. 13, no. 1-2, 1989, p. 80-93. Dodd, Reg and Gibson, Jen. 'Learning times: an experience of Arabana life and mission education'.
Arabana Elders and Arbon, Veronica. Wathili family, Wibma stories, Wadlhu country, 2010.
Buzzacott, Kevin. Lake Eyre is calling: Ankaku for life, 2002.
Davis, Stephen. Current Aboriginal traditional interests in the Lake Eyre South Region of South Australia. 1993.
Hercus, Luise. The story of Gudnanamba, 1980.
Litchfield, Lois. Marree and the tracks beyond in black and white: commemorating the centenary of Marree, 1883-1983, 1983.
Oceania. vol. 42, no. 2, Dec 1971. Hercus, Luise. 'Arabana and Wanganguru traditions'.
Paterson, Alistair. The lost legions : culture contact in colonial Australia, c2008.
Reader, Paul. The heritage of the Antikirinya, Arabana and South Aranda land., 198?
Shaw, Bruce. Our heart is the land: Aboriginal reminiscences from the Western Lake Eyre Basin, 1995.
Shaw, Bruce and Gibson, Jen. Invasion and succession: an aboriginal history of the Oodnadatta region, 1988.
Spencer, Baldwin and Gillen, F.J. Across Australia, 1912.
Wood, Jean and Arbon, Veronica. My stories, 2010.
Aboriginal History. vol. 1, no. 1, 1980, Hercus, Luise. 'Tales of Ngadu-dagli (Rib-bone Billy)'.
Dallwitz, John and Fazio, Daniel. White to black: Oodnadatta School 1892-1992, 1992.
Donovan, Val and Wall, Colleen (eds). Making connections : a journey along Central Australian Aboriginal trading routes, 2004.
Gibson, Jen and Shaw, Bruce. Oodnadatta Aboriginal heritage survey: Final report 1985-86, 1987.
Gibson, Jen. Some Oodnadatta genealogies 1988, 1988.
Johnston, T. Harvey. Aboriginal names and utilization of the fauna in the Eyrean region, 1943.
To locate journal articles, access the State Library's eResources.
Selected South Australian newspapers, published prior to 1955, have been digitised as part of the National Library of Australia’s Trove website.
Further newspaper articles may be identified by using the following, Newspaper index : references to Aborigines in Adelaide newspapers, 1836-1940, 1989.