Wadjak Clan Plaque

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Wadjak is a clan of the Noongar Nation in

the southwest of WA. The clan’s traditional

land extends covering the surround areas of

the Swan River westward towards Rottnest

Island and Garden Island; Carnac Island

10kms south west of Fremantle; inland to

beyond Mt Helena; at Kalamunda, Armadale,

Victoria Plains, south of Toodyay and western

district of York; at Perth through south along

the coast to near Pinjarra.

Wadjak people speak the northern dialect,

Djiraly, of the Noongar language. The people

are mostly non-fluent speakers who have

a partial or passive understanding of the


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

the southwest.

Wadjak’s AIATSIS code is W9.

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