Bedwell, E. P. Somerset, Cape York, Queensland

Andooyomo (Y192)

MS 9447 - M.W. Shanahan Papers 1897
Contains notes on the Aboriginal language groups of Cape York, include social customs, initiation, funerary rites etc.

BIRI (E56)

MS 7080 - Papers of Lorimer Fison, 1869-1907
Box 1, Letters 4, pp. 169-170
Includes two single sided pages of familial terms used by the Aboriginal groups near Port Mackay, Queensland.

Butchulla / Batjala / Badtjala (E30)

MS 7080 - Papers of Lorimer Fison, 1869-1907
Unboxed, Letter Book 3, pp. 768-774
Seven single sided pages listing kinship terms of the Aboriginal people of Fraser Island.

Gudang (Y191)

MS 9447 - M.W. Shanahan Papers 1897
Notes on the Aboriginal groups of Cape York including social customs, initiation & funerary rites.

Guugu Yimidhirr / Gugu Yimithirr / Kuku Yimidhirr language (Y82)

MS 1 - Cook, James, 1728-1779
Digitised collection - online access only. Language recording begins on inserted page "293".
Contains a two-and-a-half page word list, mostly parts of the body, natural features of the landscape and some fauna.

Kungkari / Gunggari language (L38)

MS 7080 - Papers of Lorimer Fison, 1869-1907
Box 3, Folder 3, Item 162
One single sided page of kinship terms. Aboriginal group is listed as Curingerra, no further record for this tribe could be found. Based on georgraphic location language group is most likely Kungkari / Gunggari. Informant Father G. McLeod.

MS 7080 - Papers of Lorimer Fison, 1869-1907
Box 3, Folder 3, Item 163
One single sided page of kinship terms. Listed as Mokuburra which is an alternate name for Kungkari / Gunggari.

Mayi-Kulan (G25)

MS 7080 - Papers of Lorimer Fison, 1869-1907
Box 3, Folder 3, Item 164
One single sided page of kinship terms from the Saxby River area. Informant listed as Gerard Walsh.

Mayi-Thakurti (G16)

MS 7080 - Papers of Lorimer Fison, 1869-1907
Box 3, Folder 3, Item 165
One single sided page of kinship terms recorded at Canobie Station. Informant listed as Palmer.

Narangga / Narrunga (L1)

MS 7080 - Papers of Lorimer Fison, 1869-1907
Box 3, Folder 3, Item 145
Two single sided pages which refer to the "Turra Tribe" of the York Peninsula. Narangga / Narrunga is the language of the Turra Tribe.

Wik  (Qld SD54)

MS 7172 - William Frederick MacKenzie Papers, 1935-1969
Folder 1, Letter to Susan 1936
Reference to "WANK" (long "a" sound), a basket made from the bark of a tree. Letter dated 17th August 1936 also has some notes on an intiatiation ceremony, and a ceremony to draw alligators out of the water (at what appears to be an island near the Kendall River) seven. A five page letter dated 30th November 1936 refers to dancing at Kendall.

Yadhaykenu (Y8)

MS 9447 - M.W. Shanahan Papers 1897
Notes on the Aboriginal groups of Cape York, include social customs, initiation, funerary rites.

Language group unconfirmed

MS 9447 - M.W. Shanahan Papers 1897
Shanahan references the Kockierugo and Goomukadyinia tribes of Cape York. No further detailed references to these groups can be found.