The name Bumma Bippera is derived from the language of the Yidinji Aboriginal tribe of the Cairns area, where the word meaning(s) are:
Bumma (or Bama) = Aboriginal Persons /People
Bippera = Talking
Collectively therefore, our Organisation denotes:
Bumma Bippera = Aboriginal People Talking
On air from Cairns, Queensland, Bumma Bippera Media got its name from the language of the Yidinji Aboriginal tribe of the area. It means literally Aboriginal people talking and can describe this radio’s programming.
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