C9: Wanggamala

AIATSIS code: 
C9
AIATSIS reference name: 
Wanggamala

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Name
ABN name
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ABS name
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Horton name
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Ethnologue name
Wanggamala
ISO 639-3 code
wnm
Tindale name
Wongkamala
Thesaurus heading language
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Thesaurus heading (old)
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Tindale (1974)
Wonkamala, Wonkamudla.
O'Grady et al (1966)
Wonkamudla
Glottocode
wang1289
Other sources
Wonggaman (AIAS), Wonggawan, Wanggamala (both Capell), Wonkamala (Howitt), Wonkamudla (Mathews), Wanggamanha, Wangkamana [Blake and Breen 1971:170] Wangkamanha, Wangkamala, Tharlimanha [Breen 2007 p.c.]
Synonyms
Wongkamala, Wonkamudla, Wonggaman, Wonggawan, Wonkamala, Wanggamanha, Wangkamana, Wangkamala
Comment
Comments: 
See and use Wangkamanha G1. Wangkamala/Wanggamala is another name for Wangkamanha G1 which is used by the Wangkanguru L27 (Breen 2006 p.c.). Consequently, Wanggamala is not included as a distinct language heading in the Thesaurus.
References: 
  • 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.
Status: 
Unconfirmed
Location
State / Territory: 
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Location information: 
Northwest of Annandale, at Kalidawarry, lower portion of Field and Hay rivers; north along the lower Plenty River and in eastern segment of Arunta (sometimes called Simpson) Desert, includes areas carrying ['pitjuri] (Duboisia hopwoodii) shrubs the leaves of which they exploited in trade (Tindale 1974).
Maps: 
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Catalogue
Links
Programs
Activities: 
0
People: 
0
Indigenous organisations: 
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Speakers
Year Source Speaker numbers
1975Oates-
1984Senate-
1990Schmidt-
1996Census-
2001Census-
2004NILS-
2005Estimate-
2006Census-
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).

Documentation
TypeDocumentation StatusDocumentation Score
Word listLess than 20 pages1
Text CollectionNone0
GrammarNone0
Audio-visualNone0
Manuscript note: 
Bates - unclear status
Grammar: 
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Dictionary: 
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Classification
SourceFamilyGroupSub-groupNameRelationship
Ethnologue (2005)Pama-NyunganKarnicPalkuWanggamala
Dixon (2002)
Wurm (1994)Pama-NyunganKarnicWanggamala
Walsh (1981)Pama-NyunganKarnicPalkuWanggamala-
Oates (1975)
Wurm (1972)Pama-NyunganArabanicWangkamala
O'Grady, Voegelin and Voegelin (1966)Pama-NyunganArabanicWongkamala