Djuyalgu Wakulda is a local Gathang Language governance group in the Northern Birrbay region (Greater Port Macquarie, Laurieton and Wauchope areas of NSW). The Gathang Language is spoken by the Birrbay, Warrimay and Guringay People.
This website provides a platform for Gathang speaking Peoples and the wider public to access Gathang Language information, resources, events, and networks.
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Artwork Titled Djirangga guyinggubaga – On the wings of birds by Birrbay Warrimay Artist Kate Fuller ©
The Language is spoken between the Wilson River (north of Port Macquarie, including the hinterland, as far as the Falls Country) and Port Stephens in the south, and as far west as Maitland, Paterson and Gloucester.
Alternative spellings include: Bahree, Cottong, Gadang, Gadhang, Guttahn, Karrapath, Carapath, Katanga, Kathang, Kattang, Katthung, Kittang, Kutthack, Kutthung, Watthung, Molo, Port Stephens tribe, Warimi, Warramie, Warrimee, Watthungk, Wattung, Worimi, Warrangine, Wannungine, Buraigal, Gamipingal, Maiangal, Garuagal, Gooreeggai, Goreenggai, Gourenggai, Gingai, Gooreenggai, Gringai, Birripai, Bripi, Biripai etc.
Based on map designed by Muurrbay Aboriginal Language and Culture Co-operative