Kunibidji

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The Kunibidji or Ndjébbana people live by the Liverpool River in North-central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia, mainly in Maningrida township. They are an Indigenous Australian people and speak the Ndjébbana language, part of the Maningrida language family.

Further reading[edit]

  • Auld, Glenn. 2005. The literacy practices of Kunibídji children: Text, technology and transformation. PhD thesis, University of Ballarat.
  • Capell, Arthur. 1942. Languages of Arnhem Land, North Australia. Oceania, 12 (4), 364-392.
  • Elwell, Vanessa. 1977. Multilingualism and lingua francas among Australian Aborigines: A case study of Maningrida. Honours Thesis, Australian National University.
  • Elwell, Vanessa. 1982. Some social factors affecting multilingualism among Aboriginal Australians: a case study of Maningrida. International Journal of the Sociology of Language 36: 83-103.
  • Jones, Peter. 1987. The Kunibidji Bilingual Program Handbook. Maningrida School: Maningrida.
  • McKay, Graham R. 1982. Attitudes of Kunibidji speakers to literacy. International Journal of the Sociology of Language. 36: 105–114.