On Yannarie River (Pindar Creek) above the edge of the coastal plain; southwest to Winning Pool and the north side of Lyndon River; east to Mount Hamlet and Maroonah; survivors now on Towera Station. They sometimes visited eastward to the Henry River but this was really Tenma territory (Tindale 1974). ... my data suggests [Purduna] were not further west than Nyang Station, and certainly not across the now north-west coastal highway (Austin in Sutton 1995:97). Contemporary location: Onslow (Dixon 2011:22).
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Speaker numbers were measured differently across the censuses and various other sources listed in AUSTLANG. You are encouraged to refer to the sources.
Speaker numbers for ‘NILS 2004’ and ‘2005 estimate’ come from 'Table F.3: Numbers of speakers of Australian Indigenous languages (various surveys)' in 'Appendix F NILS endangerment and absolute number results' in McConvell, Marmion and McNicol 2005, pages 198-230 (PDF, 2.5MB).
Wangka Maya PALC. 2007. Burduna dictionary 2007. South Hedland, WA: Wangka Maya PALC.(CD Rom)