Bunganditj (Boandik)

Bunganditj is located in the far south-east of the state of South Australia, and includes the towns of Mount Gambier and Millicent. It slightly crosses the border into Victoria.

Bungaditj lies south of the Bodaruwitj (or Bindjali) and Meintangk (or Moandik) languages.

AIATSIS id : S.13

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Bak-on-date, Bangandidj, Barconedeet, Boandik, Boan-diks, Booandik, Boranikngolo, Borandikngolo (misprint), Buandic, Buandig, Buandik, Buanditj, Bugandidj, Bundandidj, Bungandaetch, Bungandaetcha, Bungandaitj, Bungandidjk, Buandig (used by AIATSIS), Bungandidj, Bungandit, Bunganditjngolo, Bungandity, Burhwundeirtch, Buwandik, Drualat-ngolonung, Mount Gambier dialect, Nguro (of eastern tribes), Pundandik, Pungandaitj, Pungandik, Pungantitj, Smoky River tribe.

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Dictionary Preparation

From around 2005 David Moon has been working on a Bunganditj (Boandik) dictionary, with help from Barry Blake

Language Contact

The contact person for the Boandik language is Emma Hay, Burrandies Aboriginal Corporation, Mount Gambier. Phone 08 8725 6200 email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

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The above map is based upon the Horton Indigenous Map of Australia © Aboriginal Studies Press, AIATSIS, and Auslig/Sinclair, Knight, Merz, 1996. The full map is available on the AIATSIS website. The locations of the languages of SA, as stated on the this website are not intended for Land Claim use, and are an approximate guide only. Individual language project locations are based on information from publicly available MILR (ILS) documents.