E28: Wakka Wakka^

 How to use this field
AIATSIS Code: 
E28
AIATSIS Reference name: 
Wakka Wakka^

tab group

Name
ABN Name
Wakka Wakka language (Previously Wakawaka language)
ABS Name
-
Horton Name
Waka Waka
Ethnologue name
Wakawaka
ISO 639-3 code
wkw
Tindale name
Wakawaka
Thesaurus heading
Waka Waka / Wakka Wakka language (E28) (Qld SG56-10)
Thesaurus heading language
Wakka Wakka language E28
Tindale (1974)
Waa (valid alternative), Wakka-wakka, Waka, Wakka, Woga, Wokka, Wakar, Wakkar, Wackar, Waku-wuka, Wogga, Wuka Wuka, ? Nukunukubara, Wapa (Kabikabi term meaning 'inlanders'), Wa:bar (applied to several tribes), Mungar (spotted gum tree people); ['waka] = no.
O'Grady et al (1966)
Wakkawakka, Waka, Woga, Wokka, Wogga, Wokkari, Nukunukubara, Wa
Glottocode
waka1274
Other sources
Woga (E. Cunningham 1887, O'Connor 1887), Wogga (O'Connor 1887), Woka (Landsborough and Curr 1887), Wokka (Illidge 1887, Armitage n.d.), Wacca-Wacca (Gir-oonbah 1894, Meston n.d.), Wakar/Wackar (Shirley 1896), Wuka Wuka (Ross 1904), Wakka Wakka (Mathew 1910), Waka (Parry-Okeden 1914), Wakka (Watson 1943/4), Waka Waka (Winterbotham 1957), Wagawaga (Capell 1963), Wakawaka (Tindale 1938), Woka-Woka (Hall n.d.a), Wakka-Wakka (Holmer 1983) [Kite and Wurm 2004:4]
Synonyms
Waga Waga
Wakawaka
Waka Waka
Bujiebara
Dungibara
Dungidau
Garumga
Garumngar
Kaiabara
Enibura
Gowrburra
Koolaburra
Mungar
Nukunukubara
Wa
Wabar
Waa
Wacca Wacca
Wackar
Waka
Wakar
Wakka
Wakka wakka
Wakkar
Wakkawakka
Waku wuka
Wapa
Wilili
Wililililee
Willillee
Woga
Wogga
Wokka
Wokkari
Wuka Wuka
Wuli wuli
Wulili
Wagawaga
Woka
Wakar/Wackar
Woka Woka
Comment
Language comment
References

Capell, Arthur. 1963. Linguistic survey of Australia. Canberra: Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies.
Kite, Suzanne, and Stephen A. Wurm. 2004. The Duungidjawu language of southeast Queensland: grammar, texts and vocabulary: Pacific Linguistics 553. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics.
Jones, Stephen. 1990. A submerged history :Baroon, Aborigines and white invasion. Maleny, Qld.: Stephen Jones.
Terrill, Angela. 1998. Biri A salvage study of a Queensland language; Honours thesis ANU. MS 3262.

Status
Confirmed
Location
State
QLD
Location information
... to the west and northwest of the Dungidjau. Bounded in the east by the Brisbane River and Jimna Range. Extending as far north as Gayndah and Mundubbera on the Burnett River and went west to the Boyne River and Bunya Mountains (Tennant-Kelly 1935 Tribes on Cherburg Settlement, Queensland as quoted in Kite and Wurm 2004:6). Nanango north to Mount Perry behind Coast Range; west to Boyne Rive, Upper Burnett River and Mundubbera; at Kingaroy, Murgon and Gayndah (Capell 1963 E59).
Maps
-
Catalogue
Speakers
Speaker table
Oates 1973 Senate 1984 Schmidt 1990 Census 1996 Census 2001 NILS 2004 2005 estimate Census 2006
- - - - - - - -
Speaker NILS table
4 4 4 2
1-19 years 20-39 years 40-59 years 60+
NILS endangerment grade
0
Documentation
Document Score: 
3
Documentation table: 
Type Documentation Status Documentation Score
Word list Less than 20 pages 1
Text Collection None 0
Grammar A few articles 1
Audio-visual Less than 1 1
Manuscript Note: 
-
Grammar: 
-
Dictionary: 
-
Programs
Activities: 
-
People: 
Suzanne Kite, Stephen Wurm,
Indigenous organisations: 
-
Classification
Classification table: 
Source Family Group Sub-group Name Relationship
Ethnologue (2005) Pama-Nyungan Waka-Kabic Miyan Wakawaka Wakawaka [dialects: Duungidjawu, Wagawaga. Related to Wuliwuli, Barunggam, Gayabara, Muringam, which may be extinct.]
Dixon (2002)   CENTRAL EAST COAST GROUP Waka-Gabi areal group Waga-Waga Waga-Waga Kite (2000) further dialects: Wuli-Wuli, Dala, Djakunda, Barunggam, Duungidjawu
Wurm (1994) Pama-Nyungan Waka-Kabic   Waga  
Walsh (1981) Pama-Nyungan Waka-Kabic Miyan Wagawaga (Wakawaka) (dialect of Waga) Waga [dialects: Wagawaga (Wakawaka), Dalla, Ngalbu (Nalbo), Dungibara, Garumga, Duungidjawu]
Oates (1975) Pama-Nyungan Waka-Kabic Miyan Waga-Waga  
Wurm (1972) Pama-Nyungan Waka-Kabic Miyan Wakawaka  
O'Grady, Voegelin & Voegelin (1966) Pama-Nyungan Waka-Kabic Miyan Wakawaka