Hercus (1992:1) comments on the close relationship between Western Kulin languages, with over 75 percent common vocabulary, concluding that they are dialects of a single language. She describes three 'main groups': Werkaya, Wembawemba and Mathimathi. She describes the Wembawemba group as comprising Wembawemba (D1), barababaraba D5 and Narinari D9. Hercus (1986, 1992) says that barababaraba D5 is practically identical to Wembawemba (D1), an observation often made by Wembawemba informants.
... people of this tribe concentrated on Moonacullah Mission, some 25 miles downstream from Deniliquin on the Edwards River (Hercus 1986:3). On Loddon River from Kerang, Vic., north to Swan Hill; on Avoca River south to near Quambatook; northeastward to Booroorban and Moulamein, N.S.W.; near Barham; at Lake Boga and Boort, Vic. Stone lists five hordes centered at Towaninnie, Meelool Station, Lake Boga, Gonn, and Bael Bael (Tindale 1974).
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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).
Hercus, Luise. 1986. Outline of the Wembawemba language. In L Hercus, Victorian Languages: a late survey: Pacific Linguistics B77. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics.
Hercus, Luise. 1992. Wembawemba dictionary. Canberra: Department of Linguistics, ANU.