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Ngarrindjeri People

Category: People
Location:South Australia, Australia
Alternative Names:
  • Narrinjeri People
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    Summary Information:
    AIATSIS Thesaurus language code and map grid reference: (S69) (SA SI54-13)

    For more information, refer to the AIATSIS Thesauri (see reference below).

    A factsheet of the State Library of South Australia (c2007) states the following:

    'Ngarrindjeri is an Aboriginal nation of 18 language groups who occupied, and still inhabit, the Lower Murray, Coorong and Lakes area of South Australia.

    Their lands and waters extended 30km up the Murray from Lake Alexandrina, the length of the Coorong and the coastal area to Encounter Bay. Today this Aboriginal group is still very strong, with a large community of people based in the Lower Murray and Coorong area.'

    Related Entries

  • Tokuremoar Reserve Management Plan
  • Protocol Agreement between Alexandrina Council and Ngarrindjeri People - Signatory
  • Raukkan 'Building Community Capacity' Shared Responsibility Agreement (SRA) - Signatory
  • Ngarrindjeri Regional Partnership Agreement (RPA)
  • Organisation
  • Raukkan Community Council
  • Event
  • Statement of Apology by Alexandrina Council to the Ngarrindjeri People
  • People
  • Raukkan Indigenous Community

  • References

    Gould, Janet, Heylen, Margaret and Graham, Fred, (Janet Gould & Associates) (2000) Examples of Working Together in South Australia
    State Library of South Australia (2006) Aboriginal missions on the River Murray (Factsheet)
    State Library of South Australia (c2007) The Ngarrindjeri people
    Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS) (2007) AIATSIS Thesauri


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