Tindale's Catalogue of Australian Aboriginal Tribes
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Awinmul (NT)
LocationFrom Brocks Creek to Edith River; on the head waters of the Mary and Fergusson rivers; in the early twentieth century after decimation during a drought, they amalgamated with the Wulwulam (which see); they spoke a separate dialect. Their earlier territorial limits are shown on the map.
Co-ordinates131°45'E x 13°30'S
Area1,800 sq. m. (4,700 sq. km.)
ReferencesParkhouse, 1895; Eylmann, 1908; Mackay, 1959 MS.
Alternative NamesAwinnmull, Awinmil.
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