Beyond Fictions of Closure in Australian Aboriginal Kinship

Woodrow Denham’s recent essay in Mathematical Anthropology, with comments and replies.

[PDF] Cross-Comment on Denham’s’ Beyond Fictions of Closure in Australian Aboriginal Kinship’

P Sutton – 2013
 Here I focus on the cases of Mangarla and Nyikina people of the South Kimberley region in
north-west Western Australia. Mangarla is a Western Desert linguistic variety and a member of
the very large PamaNyungan genetic subgroup of Australian languages. 

 

[PDF] Response to Comments on” Beyond Fictions of Closure in Australian Aboriginal Kinship”

WW Denham – 2013
 Expanding on his earlier comment, he presents and briefly interprets several pages of unpublished
tabular data collected by Birdsell and Tindale in 1953-54 from the Nyikina, a Nyul-Nyulan
language group, and the adjacent Mangarla, a PamaNyungan language group, of the 

 

[PDF] Comment on Denham’s’ Beyond Fictions of Closure of Australian Aboriginal Kinship’

P Sutton – 2013
 Adelaide: South Australian Museum Anthropology Archives. McConvell, Patrick 1996.
Backtracking to Babel: the Chronology of PamaNyungan Expansion in Australia.
Archaeology in Oceania 31:125–144. Radcliffe-Brown, AR 1930-31. 

 

[PDF] Comment on Denham’s’ Beyond Fictions of Closure in Australian Aboriginal Kinship’

P McConvell – 2013
 Oceania. 56:1-33. McConvell, Patrick. 1997. Long lost relations: PamaNyungan and Northern
kinship. In McConvell and Evans eds. Archaeology and Linguistics: Aboriginal Australia in Global
Perspective.. Melbourne: Oxford University Press 207-236. McConvell, Patrick. 2010. 

 

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