Wergaia

 

Wergaia is a language group in the Wimmera region of north-Western Victoria. 20 clans made up the Wergaia language, which consisted of four distinct dialects: Wudjubalug/Wotjobaluk; Djadjala/Djadjali; Buibadjali; Biwadjali. 

Before European settlement in the nineteenth century, the Wergaia-occupied the area that included Lake HindmarshLake Albacutya, Pine Plains Lake, Lake Werringrin, Lake Corong, WarracknabealHopetounDimboolaOuyen, Yanac, Hattah Lakes and the Wimmera River.

Contact Barengi Gadjin Land Council for further information - http://www.bglc.com.au

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