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Kabi Kabi/Gubbi Gubbi are an Aboriginal language group of South East Queensland, Australia. It is best to say both names when talking about this country, people and language. Kabi Kabi/Gubbi Gubbi people are one of several Murri language groups in Queensland.
Kabi Kabi/Gubbi Gubbi country is located on the Sunshine Coast.
Culture and people
Notable Kabi Kabi/Gubbi Gubbi people
- Dali'pie, an elder of the early to late 19th century, a person who was an outspoken critic of the treatment of his people by the colonial government and early settlers in Australia.
- Dahn'dali, a man who led his young men in a war against the colonial government and early settlers, from 1841 to 1854.
- Arthur Beetson, Queensland Rugby League legend and former Australian captain
- Bill Monkland, a Queensland Rugby League representative
- Eve Fesl (née Serico) Captain Queensland Woman's Athletic team, world record holder for discus (height and weight), first Australian Indigenous person to gain, on educational merit, a PhD from an Australian University
- Jim Crowe, a member of the first Australian team to tour Britain, an indigenous team
- Lucy Monkland, daughter of James and Maggie Crowe, who made a point of passing on the Kabi Kabi/Gubbi Gubbi language and culture to her children and grandchildren
- Clifford Monkland, senior elder, most important male, guided most of today's Kabi Kabi/Gubbi Gubbi in their culture
- Naomi Wenitong, a Hip hop performer formerly from the duo Shakaya and currently associated with The Last Kinection
- Bianca Beetson, a contemporary artist
- For use of the term 'Country' among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, see: Rose, D. B. (1996). Nourishing terrains. Australian Aboriginal Views of Landscape and Wilderness. Australian Heritage Commission.
- Mathew, J. (1910). Two representative tribes of Queensland with an inquiry concerning the origin of the Australian race. TF Unwin. Online version: http://trove.nla.gov.au/version/3355438