The online Yolngu Matha dictionary describes gälpu as a clan-nation.
Gälpu (N139) is a Yolngu clan affiliated with Dhangu N192 language and Dhuwa moiety (Schebeck, 2001:16).
For Yolngu language groups see Yolngu Matha N230.
North-west side of Caledon Bay known as Garulwuy (Oates 1975:316). (Dhangu)
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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).