Tindale includes Buluguda W17, Damala W16 and Daguda W15 as local groups of Nhanda W14 in the Hamelin Pool area; Blevins points out that the ending -gurda is a Malgana W18 comitative suffix, and given their location Buluguda and Daguda are likely local groups of Malgana. This is supported by Nhanda people in the Northhampton area, who refer to these groups as Malgana (in Blevins, 2001: 2-3).
Tindale (1974) lists Tamala (W16) as an alternative name of Nanda W14 and says that it is a people and place name.
O'Grady, Voegelin and Voegelin (1966:37) group Damala with Malgana W18, Targuda/Daguda W15, Buluguda W17 and Watjanti W13 as communalects. Gargett (2011:2-3) ventures that they are likely groups of Malgana, the names referring to locations rather than distinct groups, but he cautions that more evidence is needed to substantiate this claim.
Thieberger, Nicholas. 1993. Handbook of Western Australian Aboriginal languages south of the Kimberley region. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics C-124.
Edel Land Peninsula, Tahmahlee Well, WA. (Oates & Oates 1970:58).
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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).