South East Corner BioRegion
(shared word for man)
(shared word for no)
|Group Dialect:||Thaua (Tindale)|
|Group Estate:||Baianbal (forest people)
Katungal (seacoast people)
|Area (2,100 sq. km)|
|BioRegion:||South East Corner|
|Location:||South Coast (NSW)|
The associated language name is Thurga /Thoorga / Durga/ Dhurga.
From north of Merimbula south to Green Cape; west to the scarp of the Dividing Range. Their hordes were divided into two groups, the ['Katungal] 'sea coast people,' and the ['Baianbal] or ['Paienbara], the 'tomahawk people,' those who lived in the forests; a third group, the Bemerigal or mountain people at Cooma belonged to the Ngarigo with whom the inland Thaua had some associations.
Bittangabee Bay, known as 'Pertangerbee' by the Thaua people
- AusAntrop Language Id S.52
- Tindale, Norman (1974) "Thaua" in his Catalogue of Australian Aboriginal Tribes. South Australian Museum. Accessed 9 June 2008