Ramindjeri is one of the many dialects of the Ngarrindjeri language of the Ngarrindjeri nation. Ngarrindjeri land lies on the lower reaches of the Murray River, Lakes and Coorong region.
Ramindjeri country lies on southern end of the Fleurieu Peninsula.
Geographical locations often associated to this group include:
East of Cape Jervis; Encounter Bay (Ramong); Victor Harbor (Pultang); Port Elliot; Middleton; Goolwa and Currency Creek; Mount Hayfield and Inman Valley; Hindmarsh Valley; Tunkalilla etc
AIATSIS id : S.02
Ramindjeri OR Ramindjari, Ramindyari, Raminjeri Ramingara, Raminyeri, Ramindjerar (plural form of Ramindjeri), Rormear, Ramong (name of the ‘Bluff’), Wirramu-mejo (used by the Kaurna: ‘men of Wirramu), Paruru (‘uncircumcised’ or ‘animal,’ a term of contempt, applied by the Kaurna), used by Jarildekald).Raminyeri
The above map is based upon the Horton Indigenous Map of Australia © Aboriginal Studies Press, AIATSIS, and Auslig/Sinclair, Knight, Merz, 1996. The full map is available on the AIATSIS website. The locations of the languages of SA, as stated on the this website are not intended for Land Claim use, and are an approximate guide only. Individual language project locations are based on information from publicly available MILR (ILS) documents.