Yarluyandi is traditionally associated with the Mulligan River South of Annandale to Alton Downs, East to Birdsville and Diamantina River and West to near Atna Hill.
Yarluyandi is a Karnic language which is closely related to neighbouring languages Wangkangurru, Diyari, Ngamini and Dieri.
AIATSIS id : L. 13
Yaluyandi, Dieri, Jeljendi, Jelujendi, Yarlijandi, Yelyuyendi, Jeljujendi, Yarleeyandee, Yelyayendi, Yarluyardi, Yelyendi
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.
Breen, Gaven (1967) Jeljendi, Birdsville and Glengyle [Vocabulary held at AIATSIS collection]
Hercus, L. A. Yaluyandi language recordings (HERCUS_L39) [Tape held at AIATSIS collection]
Hercus, L. A. Yarluyandi vocabulary. Available Online
Hercus, L.A. Language elicitation, cultural discussions, songs, genealogical information and place names in Wangkangurru, Arabana, Arrernte, Yarluyandi, Guyani and Paakantyi (HERCUS_L27)[Tape held at AIATSIS collection]