Tindale's Catalogue of Australian Aboriginal Tribes
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Djilamatang (VIC)
Locationwest of Mount Kosciusko and on the upper headwaters of the Murray River. At enmity with the Jaitmathang, Walgalu, and Ngarigo, who, on the only occasion in post-European times when there was intertribal action in the Albury area, united to exterminate the Djilamatang people (see also Duduroa). T. W. Mitchell, M.L.A., confirmed that data passed to Curr and Smyth by his grandparent belonged to this tribe and he supplied further details of boundaries.
Co-ordinates148°0'E x 36°20'S
Area1,500 sq. m. (3,900 sq. km.)
ReferencesLane in Smyth, 1878; Mitchell in Smyth, 1878; Mitchell in Curr, 1887; Howitt, 1904; Mitchell, 1954 (verb. comm.).
Alternative NamesWaananga = no, ['djere] = man.
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