Tindale's Catalogue of Australian Aboriginal Tribes
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Jaadwa (VIC)
LocationHorsham and Upper Wimmera River; south to Morton Plains and Grampians, west to Mount Arapiles and Mount Talbot; east to beyond Glenorchy and Stawell; north to near Warracknabeal and Lake Buloke. Their term for man was ['darua]. Tribal movements were toward the south, reaching almost to Casterton and Hamilton at time of first white contacts. Lake Buloke was a center where members of several tribes met for ceremonies. Stone (1911) gives 'Dallundeer' as the Wembawemba name for this tribe; this is a locality name (now Toolondo). His Mount Albert locality is probably Mount Talbot. The track to the stone ax mine near Harrow passed through Toolondo.
Co-ordinates142°20'E x 36°40'S
Area3,500 sq. m. (9,100 sq. km.)
ReferencesParker, 1842, 1844; Eyre, 1844, 1845; Robinson, 1844; Ridley, 1875; Eyre in Smyth, 1878; Parker in Smyth, 1878; Smyth, 1878; Howitt and Fison, 1884; Curr, 1887; Howitt, 1903, 1904; Mathews, 1903 (Gr. 6514), 1904 (Gr. 6451); Stone, 1911; Davidson, 1938; Tindale, 1940, and MS; Massola, 1970.
Alternative NamesJa:rewe, Mukja:dwen, Yardwa-tyalli (['jaadwa] and ['ngalanja] in southern hordes = no), Yartwur, Yarawain, Mukjarawaint, Ngengenwuru, Ngenngen-wurro, Nandatjali (language name ['nanda] = good, ['jali] = speech), Nundatyalli, Knindowurrong (i.e., clear speakers, term claimed by several tribes), Knindowurong, Knenkorenwurro, Knen-knen-wurrong, Kneu-Kneu-wurro (misprint), Milangburn, Djappuminyou (a horde); Djappuninyou (typographical error), (kuli = name for man), Dallundeer (of Wembawemba), Bulukwuro (horde at Lake Buloke), Boolucburer, Portbulluc (horde at Mount Zero), Morton Plains tribe, Brapkut (name of speech of southern hordes), Murra-murra-barap (horde at Glenorchy).
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