Widyabal

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The Widyabal were an indigenous Australian people of the state of New South Wales.

Country[edit]

Norman Tindale assigned the Widyabal about 600 square miles (1,600 km2) of territory on the Upper Richmond River, running south from Kyogle to the area in the vicinity of Casino, with their eastern limits at Dunoon.[1]

Alternative names[edit]

  • Noowidal
  • Nowgyjul
  • Waibra
  • Ettrick tribe
  • Watji
  • Watchee[1]

Some words[edit]

  • groomon/kroomon. (kangaroo)
  • tobury. (tame dog)
  • marmong. (father)
  • kooning. (mother)
  • tucki. (whiteman)[2]

Notes[edit]

Citations[edit]

  1. ^ a b Tindale 1974, p. 200.
  2. ^ Edwards 1887, p. 288.

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