C9: Wanggamala

AIATSIS code: 
C9
AIATSIS reference name: 
Wanggamala

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Name
Thesaurus heading language
Thesaurus heading people
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
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: 

Breen said that Wanggamala is another name for Wangkamanha G1 which is used by the Wangkanguru L27 (2006 p.c.).

 

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).

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People: 
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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
Type Documentation Status Documentation Score
Word list Less than 20 pages 1
Text Collection None 0
Grammar None 0
Audio-visual None 0
Manuscript note: 
Bates - unclear status
Grammar: 
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Dictionary: 

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Classification
Source Family Group Sub-group Name Relationship
Ethnologue (2005) Pama-Nyungan Karnic Palku Wanggamala  
Dixon (2002)          
Wurm (1994) Pama-Nyungan Karnic   Wanggamala  
Walsh (1981) Pama-Nyungan Karnic Palku Wanggamala -
Oates (1975)          
Wurm (1972) Pama-Nyungan Arabanic   Wangkamala  
O'Grady, Voegelin and Voegelin (1966) Pama-Nyungan Arabanic   Wongkamala