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

AIATSIS (Austr. Inst. of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies)
K.15 Bardi (click)

SIL (Summer Institute of Linguistics)
BCJ BAADI --> --> --> Nyulnyulan (8) (number of languages in each group or family between brackets)
State: WA
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map of location of tribe

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Alternative names found in the literature for this group

* Bardi

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My name is Zac Ejai and I'm from the Bardi/Jawi area and I'd like to say that the family names that are from there are Ejai,Sampi,Davey,archoo,Hunter,Stumpijee,Mcarthy,Wiggan. These names are from that area and it's a really good place for fishing. Thanks.

Unfortunately, because of too many misuses, the possibility for visitors to add comments here was taken out of the system. It will be added again at a later stage with a more severe control mechanism. Sorry to all those well-intentioned who have contributed to make these pages a collective place of growing knowledge....
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.

Cape Borda; Cape Leveque; Cunningham Point; Cygnet Bay; Lombardina Mission;

Bibliographic references for this record

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

ELKIN A.P. 1936. Initiation in the Bard Tribe, North-West Australia. Journal of the Royal Society of New South Wales, 69, p. 190-208.

SMITH M. 1984/5. Bardi relationships with sea. Anthropological forum, p. 443-7.

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