the noongarof the first nations

This map includes Jurien in the north west, with an arc travelling south east including Moora, New Norcia, Merredin, and Esperance on the southern coast. They have three main dialects:

  1. Djiraly – northern
  2. Kongal-marawar – south-western
  3. Kongal-boyal – south-eastern

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Noongar location Noongar map

Njungura was the name applied by a Miming man of Ooldea who went to Esperance by train and found friendly southern people there. Karkar or Daran was the name given to eastern people who saw the sun rising from the sea.