Tindale's Catalogue of Australian Aboriginal Tribes
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Ankamuti (QLD)
LocationFrom west of Cape York southwest to Vrilya Point; inland almost to head of Jardine River; on Possession Island and western islands in Endeavor Strait.
Co-ordinates142°20'E x 11°10'S
Area700 sq. m. (1,800 sq. km.)
ReferencesMacGillivray, 1852; Jardine in Byerley, 1867; Creed in Ridley, 1878; Parry-Okeden, 1897; McConnel, 1939-1940, 1950; Tindale, 1940.
Alternative NamesGoomkoding, Yumakundji (probably Jathaikana term), Amkomti, Ondaima (? horde name), Oiyamkwi (people on Red Lsland), Apukwi (people of Crab Island).
This information is reproduced from NB Tindale's Aboriginal Tribes of Australia (1974). Please be aware that much of the data relating to Aboriginal language group distribution and definition has undergone revision since 1974. Please note also that this catalogue represents Tindale's attempt to depict Aboriginal tribal distribution at the time of European contact.

Collection AA338 Norman Barnett Tindale