Karangura is located in the far north east of the state of South Australia, running up to the Queensland border.
It lies north of the Ngamini language.
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AIATSIS id : L.28
Andrawilla (traditional name of early police camp; now Andrewilla), Garanguru (used by AIATSIS), Karangura, Karanguru, Kararngura, Kurangooroo.
The above map is based upon the Horton Indigenous Map of Australia © Aboriginal Studies Press, AIATSIS, and Auslig/Sinclair, Knight, Merz, 1996. The full map is available on the AIATSIS website. The locations of the languages of SA, as stated on the this website are not intended for Land Claim use, and are an approximate guide only. Individual language project locations are based on information from publicly available MILR (ILS) documents.
AUSTIN, Peter Kenneth. 1991. The Karangura language. Records of the South Australian Museum v. 25 no. 2, pp.29-137. [[This material is available at the State Library of South Australia, Barr Smith and other libraries in Adelaide.]]
HERCUS, L.A. (Luise Anna), (1926-). 1991. Glimpses of the Karangura. Records of the South Australian Museum v. 25 no. 2, pp.139-159. [[This material is available at the State Library of South Australia, Barr Smith and other libraries in Adelaide.]]
REUTHER, J. G. (Johann Georg), (1861-1914). 1981. The Diari / translated by the Reverend Phillip A. Scherer (with v.5, Three central Australian grammars - Diari, Jandruwanta, Wonkanjuru, by J.G. Reuther, translated by T. Schwarzschild and L.A. Hercus : edited by L.A. Hercus and J. G. Breen. Additional notes on the Diari by P. Austin). Canberra: Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies, 1981. 13 v. on 49 sheets of microfiche (AIAS Microfiche, 2). [Typescript version (MS 2289). [Few words; reproduced in Austin (1991) with a discussion]. [This material is available at the State Library of South Australia, Barr Smith and other libraries in Adelaide.]]
SCHOKNECHT, Carl, (J.C.). 1947. A dictionary [of] Dieri - English and English Dieri, being a translation of the original German Dieri and Dieri - German / translated and prepared by J.C. Schoknecht. Melbourne, 1947. [[5 words; reproduced in Austin (1991) (op. cit.) with a discussion].]
WELLS, Francis H. 1893. The habits, customs, and ceremonies of the Aboriginals on the Diamentina, Herbert, and Eleanor Rivers in east Central Australia. Australian and New Zealand Association for Advancement of Science - Report, v.5, 1893; 515522. [[Reproduced in Austin (1991) (op. cit.) with a discussion].]