Tindale's Catalogue of Australian Aboriginal Tribes
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Ewamin (QLD)
LocationHead of Einasleigh and Copperfield rivers; north to Georgetown, Mount Surprise, and Lancewood; east to Dividing Range; west to headwaters of Percy River; at Oak Park and Forsayth, also on the ranges; at Einasleigh. Dixon (1966:108) does not differentiate between this valid tribe and the Wakaman whose territories are quite separate and wrongly placed on his sketch map; his compass directions are reversed.
Co-ordinates144°10'E x 18°45'S
Area5,700 sq. m. (14,800 sq. km.)
ReferencesRoth, 1897; Parry-Okeden, 1897; Hultman, 1907; Sharp, 1939; Tindale, 1940; 1963 MS; Dixon, 1966.
Alternative NamesWimanja (valid alternative), Agwamin, Egwamin, Gwamin, Ak Waumin, Wamin, Wommin, Waumin, Wawmin, Walamin, Wommin, Walming, Wailoolo.
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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