Tindale's Catalogue of Australian Aboriginal Tribes
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Jauraworka (SA)
LocationNorth of Cooper Creek to Haddon Downs and Cadelga; at Cordillo Downs; west into sandhills east of Goyder Lagoon; east to about Arrabury; southeast nearly to Innamincka, but that area is also claimed by the Ngurawola and doubts exist. They practiced circumcision, but not subincision, as an initiation rite for males.
Co-ordinates140°25'E x 26°40'S
Area5,600 sq. m. (14,600 sq. km.)
ReferencesGason, 1874, 1895; Cornish in Curr, 1886; Wimberley, 1899; Mathews, 1899 (Gr. 6445), 1900 (Gr. 6448, 6524, 6526), 1905 (Gr. 6454); Howitt, 1904; Howitt and Siebert, 1904; Eylmann, 1908; Elkin, 1931; Tindale, 1940.
Alternative NamesYauroworka, Yarrawaurka, Yarrawurka, Yauroka, Yauarawaka, Yarroworka, Jaurorka, Yaurorka, Yarawuarka, Yerawaka, Yowerawoolka, Yowerawarrika.
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 AA105 Henry Kenneth Fry

Collection AA207 Franz Xavier Carl Wilhelm Martin

Collection AA266 Johann Georg Reuther

Collection AA338 Norman Barnett Tindale

Collection AA346 Board for Anthropological Research

Collection AA689 Joseph Benjamin Birdsell

Collection AA824 Anthropological Society of SA