The Nggerikudi Language, also spelt Nggerrikwidhi, is spoken by the Yupungathi People on Western Cape York Peninsula.
The following Nggerikudi language words are included on the Gambara Gamu Biyu body chart poster – use the language pen to hear and practise saying the words.
Download the Body Chart Nggerrikudi wordlist (PDF 158.7 KB)
|Foot / toes||goa|
|Finger / hand||a|
|Teeth / small bone||abau|
Learn more about Nggerikudi!
Read about some of the contact history of the Yupungathi people who were removed to Mapoon Aboriginal Mission, near Weipa. Mapoon Shire Council: www.mapoon.com/37.html
There may be local Aboriginal Community organisations that are working with Nggerrikwidhi language – contact the Indigenous Knowledge Centre at Mapoon.
For further information on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander languages at the State Library of Queensland, please contact:
Queensland Memory, State Library of Queensland
Stanley Place, South Brisbane Qld. 4101.
PO Box 3488, South Brisbane Qld. 4101.
t: (07) 3840 7666 f: (07) 3842 9126
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