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Barngarla People Profiles

Brenton David Nelson-Richards

 Gooni [Barngarla:'third born child, if male']

One of the participants in the Barngarla reclamation workshop in Port Lincoln on 21 April 2014.  

Brenton David Nelson-Richards, also known as Smiley...

Harold Dare

Uncle Harry: leading from the front

Having gone through the trauma of being part of the stolen generation, Uncle Harry (62) is proud of taking part in the Barngarla language reclamation project...

Elizabeth Richards

DOB. 16/08/61

Elizabeth lives in Pt. Lincoln. Her mother, Vera Richards was originally from Whyalla.

Elizabeth's father, Arthur Smith Yates was from Point Pearce...

Robert Wilton

An Adnyamathana man related to the Barngarla people

Born in 1942 into the Adnyamathanha ('rock people') tribe. After meeting his wife, Pamela Richards, Rob learned some Barngarla from her and from over 50 elders of the community....

Malcolm Dare

He is excited that he has the opportunity to learn and speak his heritage tongue now.

Born in Port Augusta, currently lives in Murray Bridge, South Australia. He does not mind travelling by bus over 14 hours to take part in the Barngarla Language Reclamation Programme....

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