G22: Balgalu

AIATSIS code: 
G22
AIATSIS reference name: 
Balgalu

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Name
ABN name
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ABS name
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Horton name
Walangama (Bugulmara)
Ethnologue name
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ISO 639-3 code
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Tindale name
Bugulmara
Thesaurus heading language
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Thesaurus heading (old)
Balgalu language (G22) (Qld SE54-12)
Tindale (1974)
Boogoolmurra, ?Balgalu.
O'Grady et al (1966)
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Glottocode
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Other sources
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Synonyms
Walangama, Bugulmara, Boogoolmurra
Comment
Comments: 
According to Oates (1975:370), Sutton thinks this is another term for Barrgul, the term by which the Ngawun G17 refer to the Mbara G21.
References: 
  • Capell, Arthur. 1963. Linguistic survey of Australia. Canberra: Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies.
  • Memmott, Paul. 1994. Report to the Minister for Family Services and Aboriginal and Islander Affairs on the proposed appointment of Aboriginal trustees for the transferable reserve lands at Normanton (MS 3289).
  • Oates, Lynette F. 1975. The 1973 supplement to a revised linguistic survey of Australia. Armidale: Armidale Christian Book Centre.
  • Oates, William J., and Lynette F. Oates. 1970. A revised linguistic survey of Australia: Australian Aboriginal Studies 33, Linguistic Series 12. Canberra: AIAS.
  • Tindale, Norman B. 1974. Aboriginal tribes of Australia: their terrain, environmental controls, distribution, limits, and proper names. Berkeley: University of California Press/Canberra: Australian National University Press.
  • West, La mMont. 1963. A terminal report outlining the research problem, procedure of investigation and results to date in the study of Australian Aboriginal sign language (MS 2456/1 (Item 3)).
Status: 
Unconfirmed
Location
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Location information: 
Vicinity of Croydon. A tribe that was displaced very early by development of mining at Croydon (Tindale 1974). South west and in Gregory Ranges. South west of Georgetown (from LMW) (Capell: 1963: G2).
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People: 
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Speakers
Year Source Speaker numbers
1975Oates-
1984Senate-
1990Schmidt-
1996Census-
2001Census-
2004NILS-
2005Estimate-
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2011Census-
2016Census-

Speaker numbers were measured differently across the censuses and various other sources listed in AUSTLANG. You are encouraged to refer to the sources.

Speaker numbers for ‘NILS 2004’ and ‘2005 estimate’ come from 'Table F.3: Numbers of speakers of Australian Indigenous languages (various surveys)' in 'Appendix F NILS endangerment and absolute number results' in McConvell, Marmion and McNicol 2005, pages 198-230 (PDF, 2.5MB).

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Manuscript note: 
not available
Grammar: 
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Classification
SourceFamilyGroupSub-groupNameRelationship
Ethnologue (2005)
Dixon (2002)
Wurm (1994)
Walsh (1981)
Oates (1975)Balgalu
Wurm (1972)
O'Grady, Voegelin and Voegelin (1966)