Bibelmen is a clan of the Noongar nation
and traditional lands are located around the
lower Blackwood River and the hills between
Blackwood and Warren rivers. It extends east
to Gardner River and Broke Inlet, Scott River
and inland to Manjimup and Bridgetown.
Bibelmen people speak the southeastern
dialect, Kongal-boyal, of the Noongar
language. The people are mostly non-fluent
speakers who have a partial and passive
understanding of the language.
Work on the Noongar language’s recording
and analysis for many years, was undertaken
by pastoralists and linguists. Further
research continues to retrieve and develop a
substantial language database of all clans of
Bibelmen AIATSIS code is W1.