Arakwal (NSW)

LocationFrom Ballina and northern bank of Richmond River to Cape Byron; south to Ballina where they met Widje hordes of the Badjelang; inland to Lismore, Casino, and Coraki. A vocabulary principally identified with this tribe is given by Rankin; one horde was called 'Bullina' (after which Ballina is named).
Co-ordinates153°20'E x 28°50'S
Area700 sq. m. (1,800 sq. km.)
ReferencesEdwards, Ross and Hogan in Curr, 1887; Livingstone in Threlkeld, 1892; Rankin, 1900; Evans, 1903; Hargrave, 1903; Tindale, 1940, and MS.
Alternative NamesNaiang, Coo-al, Kahwul, Njung, Nyung, Lismore tribe, Kogung, Yawkum-yore (['ji:kum] = no), Jawjumjeri.