Beriguruk

The Beriguruk were an indigenous Australian people, now thought to be extinct, of the Northern Territory.

Country

The Beriguruk used to inhabit the area southwards from the mouth of Mary River, mainly on its eastern bank, and running inland, but not frequenting the marshland and beaches of the coastal area, which were in the domain of the Djerimanga.[1]

Alternative names

  • Perrigurruk
  • Eri, Erei
  • Rereri, (?) Reveri (typo perhaps).[1]

Notes

    Citations

    1. Tindale 1974, p. 222.

    Sources

    • Parkhouse, T. A. (1895). "Native tongues in the neighbourhood of Port Darwin". Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia. 19: 1–18.
    • Tindale, Norman Barnett (1974). "Beriguruk (NT)". Aboriginal Tribes of Australia: Their Terrain, Environmental Controls, Distribution, Limits, and Proper Names. Australian National University. ISBN 978-0-708-10741-6.


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