Warrgamay is spoken in North Queensland, particularly in the Cardwell region, as well as the Herbert River catchment.
The following Warrgamay 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 Warrgamay body chart wordlist (PDF 187.0 KB)
Note: the following list should be seen as a guide only; there may be several variations in spelling and pronunciation. Check with local language speakers/custodians as to the preferred local pronunciation.
Learn more about Warrgamay!
ABC Open has several digital stories featuring Warrgamay language: https://open.abc.net.au/posts/tags/warrgamay
To discover more about the Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander languages on the Body Chart, contact your local Library or Indigenous Knowledge Centre.
There are several local Aboriginal Community Organisations working with Girramay language and cultural heritage, including the following:
- Girringun Aboriginal Corporation: 235 Victoria Street, Cardwell. Q. 4849. t: (07) 4066 8300 e: email@example.com w: http://girringun.com.au/
- North Queensland Aboriginal Regional Aboriginal Corporation Language Centre (Cairns): Serbian Cultural Centre Building, 73 Greenslopes Street, Edge Hill, Cairns. Q. 4870. [PO Box 266 North Cairns. Q. 4870]
t: (07) 4053 4698 or (07) 4053 6018 f: (07) 4032 3017 e: firstname.lastname@example.org
State Library of Queensland
Stanley Place, South Brisbane Qld. 4101.
PO Box 3488, South Brisbane Qld. 4101
t: (07) 3840 7880 f: (07) 3842 9126
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