Ngarrindjeri Nation Flag
- This is the STORY of the Ngarrindjeri Flag, first flown on Sunday
21 November, 1999, on Kumarangk (Hindmarsh Island):
The 18 dots represent the 18 tribes (Lakklinyeris)
that make up the Ngarrindjeri Nation.
The spears represent the traditional fishing
spears of the Ngarrindjeri.
The Boomerang is the Sacred Boomerang that
when thrown, circles the Lakklinyeris informing their clan leaders
to attend a National Meeting called Tendi (Tendi made and interpreted
The Blue colour represents the waters which
surround Ngarrindjeri country.
The Sun is the giver of life.
The Ochre colour of the Boomerang represents
our Mother - Mother Earth.
Matt Rigney - Designer of the Ngarrindjeri