What is the difference between Whadjuk and Noongar?

What is the difference between Whadjuk and Noongar?

Whadjuk, alternatively Witjari, are a Noongar (Aboriginal Australian) people of the Western Australian region of the Perth bioregion of the Swan Coastal Plain.

What is the name given to Aboriginal Australians who live in the south west corner of Western Australia?

The Noongar (/ˈnʊŋɑː/, also spelt Noongah, Nyungar, Nyoongar, Nyoongah, Nyungah, Nyugah, Yunga) are Aboriginal Australian peoples who live in the south-west corner of Western Australia, from Geraldton on the west coast to Esperance on the south coast.

What is Noongar Moort ‘?

Noongar Words Moort or moortung – family or relations. Demban – Grandfather.

Where is Noongar Country?

Western Australia
Noongar boodja – country covers the entire south-western portion of Western Australia. The boundary commences on the west coast at a point north of Jurien Bay, proceeds roughly easterly to a point approximately north of Moora and then roughly south-east to a point on the southern coast between Bremer Bay and Esperance.

Is Rockingham a Whadjuk?

The City of Rockingham acknowledges the Traditional Owners and Custodians of this land, the Binjareb* and Whadjuk*, Nyoongar* peoples and their continuing connection to the land, waters and community. We pay our respects to all members of Aboriginal communities and their cultures; and to Elders past and present.

Is Perth Whadjuk or Noongar?

Perth City is located in the ancient country of the Whadjuk Nyoongar people, who have been the Traditional Owners of the south west of Western Australia for at least 45,000 years.

What is the Aboriginal name for Perth?

The Aboriginal name is Mooro or Goomap. There’s so much literature out there which describes Perth!

What does Noonga mean in Aboriginal?

History of the Noongar Language The word Noongar means ‘a person of the south-west of Western Australia’, or the name for the original inhabitants of the south-west of Western Australia’.

Who are the Ballardong people?

2 The Ballardong people are those Noongar people of the central Wheatbelt region. Ballardong Country lies directly over the Avon River Basin.

What is a yorga?

yorga (plural yorgas) (Australian Aboriginal) A woman, especially an Aboriginal woman. [

Is Noongar a tribe?

The Noongar people of Western Australia are one of the nation’s largest and proudest Indigenous groups. For the last 45,000 years, Noongar people have lived in the south-west of Western Australia. Their country extends from semi-arid wheat belt land in the north, down to coastal Esperance.

What is Whadjuk Noongar Boodjar?

Whadjuk are the people of the Swan River plains, whose country is now occupied by the greater metropolitan area of Perth. For more detail see the map below and refer to Bennell. 1.

Where is the Yued region?

Under the Yued Native Title agreement, the region starts on the coast of Western Australia and extends inland, encompassing approximately 22,000 square kilometres of land. The towns contained within this region are Leeman, Jurien Bay, Cervantes, Two Rocks, Toodyay, Gingin, Callingir, Dalwwallinu, Coorow and Moora.

What does Yued mean in Aboriginal?

About The Yued Region. Yued refers to the Noongar language or dialectal group north of Perth. (The Noongar language group in the Perth area is called Whadjuk). Towards the south east of Yued is Ballardong. The Yued region includes the towns of Leeman, Jurien Bay, Cervantes, Two Rocks, Toodyay, Gingin, Calingiri, Dalwallinu, Coorow and Moora.

Who is on the Yued Aboriginal Corporation board?

The initial directors of the Yued Aboriginal Corporation are: Gregory Narrier, Diane Yappo, Mark Borinelli (Taylor) and Trevor Walley. Click here to nominate for your cultural advice committee. Closing dates for the first committee will be announced in the coming weeks.

Are Noongar people Yued?

Noongar people are Yued if they meet the description set out in schedule 2 of the Yued Indigenous Land Use Agreement: Yued Native Title Agreement Group Description – from Yued Indigenous Land Use Agreement (Schedule 2)

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