Tindale's Catalogue of Australian Aboriginal Tribes
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Jagara (QLD)
LocationBrisbane River from the Cleveland district inland to the Dividing Range about Gatton; north to near Esk; at Ipswich. Their language was Turubul. A term Jerongban refers to part of their country, i.e., the sandy areas between Ipswich and Brisbane. Several hordes; do not confuse with Jukambe or the Jiegera of New South Wales. Winterbotham transposed the names he gave for the Jagara and Jukambe tribes. He ascribed part of their country to his 'Gitabal.' This also is an error of identification for Giabal (which see).
Co-ordinates152°40'E x 27°40'S
Area1,300 sq. m. (3,400 sq. km.)
ReferencesLang, 1861; Ridley in Lang, 1861; Ridley, 1866, 1875; Petrie in Howitt, 1888, 1904; Meston, 1892 MS, 1905; Lauterer, 1896; Mathews, 1898 (Gr. 6444, 6468), 1900 (Gr. 6566), 1907 (Gr. 6511, 6508), 1909 (Gr. 6479), 1910 (Gr. 6470); Enright, 1901; C. C. Petrie, 1902, 1904; T. Petrie, 1902; Dutton, 1904; Brown, 1918; Radcliffe-Brown, 1930; Tindale, 1940; Winterbotham, 1956 MS.
Alternative NamesJagarabal (['jagara] = no), Jergarbal, Yagara, Yaggara, Yuggara, Yugg-ari, Yackarabul, Turubul (language name), Turrbal, Turrubul, Turrubal, Terabul, Torbul, Turibul, Yerongban, Yeronghan, Ninghi, Yerongpan, Biriin (see explanation under Jukambe).
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