Tindale's Catalogue of Australian Aboriginal Tribes
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Djiru (QLD)
LocationClump Point and vicinity; north to Murdering Point; south to mouth of Tully River. Coastal rain forest dwellers with social organization of dual type; not to be confused with the inland Djirubal. The Boolboora and Warryboora of Parry-Okeden are very probably horde names in this tribe; 16 on northeastern part of NE map.
Co-ordinates146°0'E x 17°52'S
Area100 sq. m. (260 sq. km.)
ReferencesParry-Okeden, 1897; Tindale 1940, 1963 MS; Doolan, 1964 MS, 1966; Dixon, 1969 MS.
Alternative NamesIimba (valid alternative), Djiru:, Djirubagala (collective term), Dyirubagala, Dyiru, Gerrah, Gillah.
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.

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