Muruwari

Alternative Names

Murawari (valid alternative), Murawarri, Murra-warri, Muruworri, Muruwurri, Murueri, Moorawarree, Moorawarrie, Marawari.

Muruwari Location

muruwari region

Co-ordinates 146°25’E x 29°0’S
Area 6,300 sq. m. (16,400 sq. km)

Language

Echidna Kakara/Pikipila
Hunt Kaiatharri
cloud Yukanh
Lightning Wanginj
Honey Wayan
Kangaroo Kula
Kangaroo(eastern gray) Wirlaputha
Meat Witji
Rain Purtu
Water Ngapa
Moon Kiyan
Sky Panta
Star Mirrinj
Sun/Day Thurri
Thunder Ngulu-ngulu
Thunder Storm Thurlinjpirra
Wind Yarrka
Long ago Matja
River Ngarntu/Tungkun
Eye Miil
Face Wintja
Ear Pina
Hair Pampu
Farther Yupa
Mother Kaya
Grandfather papatu
Grandmother Mukutul
Boomerang Marli
boomerang(returning) Yarrunj

References Ridley, 1873; Barlow, 1874; Honery in Ridley, 1878; Mathews, 1898 (Gr. 6468, 6442), 1903 (Gr. 6501), 1905 (Gr. 6454), 1907 (Gr. 6469, 6423), 1909 (Gr. 6544, 6550); Howitt, 1908; Radcliffe-Brown, 1930; Tindale, 1940; Worms, 1950; Capell, 1956; Australian Encyclopedia, 1958; Wurm, 1963.