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Wiradjuri

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

AIATSIS (Austr. Inst. of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies)
D.10 Wiradjuri (click)

SIL (Summer Institute of Linguistics)
WRH WIRADHURI --> Wiradhuric (3) --> --> Pama-Nyungan (176) (number of languages in each group or family between brackets)
State: NSW
(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

It is possible that details for this record can be found in the N.B. Tindale Catalogue at the South Australian Museum. Do you want to try to fetch this page? Yes, fetch it
Alternative names found in the literature for this group

* Wiradjuri
Wiradyuri Wiradhuri Wiraduri
Wiradjeri
Wirrajerre
Wiradhari Wirra-dhari Wirradhurri
Wirraijuri
Wirrathuri Wiradthuri
Wiradtheri Wirathere
Wira-durei
Wira-shurri
Wirradgerry
Woradjeri Wooradjeri
Woorajuri
Woradjerg
Wirotheree
Wiratheri
Wi-ra jer-ree
Wirrai Durhai
Wagga tribe (a grp)

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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.

Albury; Bathurst; Billabong Creek; Booligal; Boorowa; Carcoar; Carrathool; Condobolin; Cootamundra; Cowra; Gundagai; Hay; Howlong; Lachlan River; Mossgiel; Mudgee; Narrandera; Parkes; Rylstone; Trundle;

Bibliographic references for this record

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

CLAYTON I. 1988. Wiradjuri identity. Australian Aboriginal studies, p. 53-5.

LONG R.C.E. 1916. Some Australian classes, named and nameless. Man, 16, p. 165-8.

MACDONALD G. 1991. A Wiradjuri fight story. In I. Keen (ed.), Being Black. Aboriginal cultures in ╬settled╠ Australia. Canberra: Aboriginal Studies Press, p. 179-199, [1988].

LONG R.C.E. 1916. Some Australian classes, named and nameless. Man, 16, p. 165-8.

MACDONALD G. 1991. A Wiradjuri fight story. In I. Keen (ed.), Being Black. Aboriginal cultures in ╬settled╠ Australia. Canberra: Aboriginal Studies Press, p. 179-199, [1988].

MATHEWS R.H. 1896-7. The Burbung of the Wiradthuri tribes. Journal of the Anthropological Institute, 25 et 26, p. 295-318.

READ P. 1984. 'Breaking up these camps entirely': the dispersal policy in Wiradjuri country. Aboriginal history, (1/2), p. 45-55.

WHITE I. 1985. Dimensions of Wiradjuri: An Ethnohistoric Study. Canberra: ANU, Dept. of Archaeology and Anthropology, Litt.B. Thesis.

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