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Njikena

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

AIATSIS (Austr. Inst. of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies)
K.03 Nyikina (click)

SIL (Summer Institute of Linguistics)
NYH NYIGINA --> --> --> Nyulnyulan (8) (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

Njigena Njikena
Nigena
Njigina
Nyigina
Nyi-gini
Njikini (by Mangala)
Njigana
Wanji (eastern groups)
Tjaba (language name for eastern groups)
Djaba
Wanji (by Punaba for eastern groups)
* Nyikina

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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.

Dampier Downs; Edgar range; Fitzroy Crossing; Fitzroy River; Ilimbiri; Jurgurra Creek; Meda; Mount Percy; Mount Wynne; Noonkanbah; Nuranura Ridge; Oscar Range; Wilson Creek; Yeeda;

Bibliographic references for this record

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

CAPELL A. 1952. Notes on the Njigina and Warwa tribes, northwest Australia. Mankind, 4, p. 351-60.

KOLIG E. 1990. Government policies and religious strategies: fighting with myth at Noonkanbah. In R. Tonkinson & M. Howard (eds), Going it Alone? Prospects for Aboriginal Autonomy. Essays in Honour of Ronald and Catherine Berndt. Canberra: Aboriginal Studies Press, p. 235-252.

KOLIG E. 1990. Government policies and religious strategies: fighting with myth at Noonkanbah. In R. Tonkinson & M. Howard (eds), Going it Alone? Prospects for Aboriginal Autonomy. Essays in Honour of Ronald and Catherine Berndt. Canberra: Aboriginal Studies Press, p. 235-252.

MOIZO B. 1990. Implementation of the community development employment scheme in Fitzroy Crossing: a preliminary report. Australian Aboriginal studies, p. 36-40.

RICHARDSON J. 1993. Strong women: a case study of Aboriginal women's work, Fitzroy Crossing 1975-1980. Casuarina NT: Northern Territory University.

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