Yellagonga was the leader of the Whadjuk Noongar on the north side of the Swan River (Aboriginal = Derbal Yaragan). Colonists saw Yellagonga as the owner of this area. However, land rights were also traced through women of the group. Yellagonga could hunt on wetlands north of Perth because of his wife Yanganís connections to that land.


Yellagonga Regional Park, around Lake Joondalup has been named after him.

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