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Njamal

EAA (Encyclopaedia of Aboriginal Australia, Horton ed.)
* Nyamal

AIATSIS (Austr. Inst. of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies)
A.58 Nyamal (click)

SIL (Summer Institute of Linguistics)
NLY NYAMAL --> South-West (50) --> Inland Ngayarda (5) --> Pama-Nyungan (176) (number of languages in each group or family between brackets)
State: WA
(please be aware that this map is NOT hand-drawn, but machine generated using approximate coordinates adjusted from Tindale's records. This map is only here to provide a very general idea of the location)

map of location of tribe

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Alternative names found in the literature for this group

* Nyamal
Nyamel
Namal
Njalmal Njamal
Namel
Gnamo
Tjingkai Njamal (groups near Strelley River)
Ibarga (upper Oakover River groups)
Ibarrga
Ibargo
Pundju Njamal ("heavy")
Wanbarda (by Njangamarda)
Njamat
Widagari (southeastern grp)
Weedokarry
Wirdakarri

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Place and geographical locations that are often associated to this group.
Please note that these are places that were or are mentioned in the literature, some are inaccurate. Under no circumstances can this list be used in the context of any sorts of claims, indigenous or not.

Bamboo Springs; Barramine; Callawa; Coongan River; Grey River; Hillside; Marble Bar; Meentheena; Mulyie; Nullagine; Pippingarra; Shaw River; Strelley; Tabba Tabba Creek; Turner River; Warrawoona; Wodgina; Yule River; Oakover River;

Bibliographic references for this record

I suggest you also use the above-mentioned AIATSIS name in the AIATSIS MURA catalogue for bibliographic references

BURLING R. 1962. A structural Restatement of Njamal kinship terminology. Man, 201 (??), p. 122-124.

EPLING P.J. 1961. A Note on Njamal kin-Term usage. Man, 184, p. 152-159.

PALMER K. 1991. Aborigines, values and the environment. Canberra: Australian National University. Centre for Resource and Environmental Studies, Fundamental questions paper no 7.

PIDDINGTON R. 1970. Irregular mariages in Australia. Oceania, 40(4), p. 329-43.

RADCLIFFE-BROWN A.R. 1913. Three tribes of Western Australia. Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute, 43, p. 143-194.

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