Tindale's Catalogue of Australian Aboriginal Tribes
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Bigambul (QLD)
LocationEast of Nindigully, Qld., on Weir and Moonie rivers, north to Tara; at Talwood, Qld.; on MacIntyre River from east of Boomi to Texas; at Yetman, Boggabilla, and Middle Creek, N.S.W.
Co-ordinates150°10'E x 28°10'S
Area10,200 sq. m. (26,500 sq. km.)
ReferencesRidley, 1861, 1873, 1875; Barlow, 1873; Curr, 1886, 1887; Myles, Lawlor, and Turbayne, in Curr, 1887; Wyndham, 1889; Fraser in Threlkeld, 1892; Threlkeld, 1892; Lauterer, 1897; Mathews, 1897 (Gr. 6426), 1902 (Gr. 6487); Howitt, 1904; MacPherson, 1904; Bucknell, 1912; Tindale, 1940.
Alternative NamesBigabul (valid variant used by one informant), Pikambul, Bigambal, Bigambel, Bee-gum-bul, Bigumble, Pikumbul, Pikumpal, Pikambal, Pikum-bul, Pickum-bul, Pickimbul, Pickumble, Picum-bul, Pikumbil, Begumble (['biga] = ['pika] == yes), Peekumble, Pickumbil, Picumbill, Preagalgh, Wigal-wollumbul, Wee-n' gul-la-m' bul.
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