The online Yolngu Matha dictionary describe gumatj as a clan-nation who speak dhuwala'mirri N199.
Gumatj is a Yolngu clan affiliated with Dhuwala N199 language and Yirritja moiety (Wilkinson, 1991:13 and Schebeck, 2001:15).
See also Dhuwaya N116. For Yolngu language groups see Yolngu Matha N230.
Some items in the Collection are described as Gumatj language - as per the description in the material.
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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).
Ross, Joyce. 1984. Gumatj wordlist, 1. Darwin: Northern Territory University Planning Authority.