Yaraldi 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.
Yaraldi country lies in the Lake Alexandrina and Lake Albert region. Raukkan lies in Yaraldi country. Geographical locations that are often associated to this group include: Raukkan (Point McLeay); Cookes Plain; Lake Alexandrina; Loveday Bay; Meningie; Mobilong; Narrung Peninsula; Nalpa etc.
AIATSIS id : S.08
Jaralde, Jaraldi, Jaraldikald, Jarildekald (= Jarilde + -kald ‘language’), Jarildikald, pitta, Pitta-pitta, Pytu Reach, Yalawarre, Yaraldekald (= Yaralde-language), Yaralde, Yarilde, Yarildethungar, Yarildewallin (= Yaraldi-being), Yarrildie
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.