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Bigambul Language Group

Alternative Spellings

Bigabul, Pikambul, Bigambal, Bigambel

Location

Located in the Northern Tablelands and Border Rivers regions of New South Wales and Queensland.

Language

This language group belongs to the Pama-Nyungan family of Australian languages. Other dialects include Gambuwal, Kwiambal and Gujambal. 

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Further Information

In traditional language, the name Bigambul was derived from the word biga or pika which translates in English to yes. The Bigambul have a cultural connection with the northern Kamilario people and these groups regularly participated in joint ceremonies at Boobera Lagoon. On 23 February 2001 the Bigambul people lodged a successful native title claim of over 24,188 square kilometres.

Dreaming stories
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References
Bigambal language. Retrieved from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bigambal_language
Bigambul. Retrieved from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bigambul

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