Mobile Language Team. Arabana-Arabunna.
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.
ANU publications - Arabana-Wangkangurru language and grammar
This guide to sources relating to the Arabana (Arabunna, or Urabunna) people was last updated in 2023. 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.
Arabana Wangka Community Workshop. Ari Finniss-inga minhathirnda = what we do at Finnis, 2019.
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.
Dodd, Reg and McKinnon, Malcolm. Talking sideways : stories and conversations from Finniss Springs, 2019.
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.
Strangways, Thanthi Syd. Yarnin' with grandpa : stories from my life on Arabana Country, 2021.
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.
Wells, Linda. Living in tin : the bungalow, Alice Springs 1914-1929, 2023.
To locate contemporary newspaper and 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.