|Location||On Boomer and Broad Sound Ranges from Fitzroy River north to about Killarney; west to the Mackenzie and Isaac rivers. In my 1940 work this was listed only as a supposed part of either the Barada or Kabalbara tribes. Davidson (1938) correctly recognized it on his map as a separate tribe. Further comment under Kabalbara.|
|Co-ordinates||149°35'E x 23°0'S|
|Area||1,500 sq. m. (3,900 sq. km.)|
|References||Fox, 1900; Howitt, 1904; Davidson, 1938; Tindale, 1938 MS, 1940.|
|Alternative Names||Ja:mba (means camp), Yaamba, Yetti maralla (mari = man), Taruin-bura ('big river people,' a horde name).|
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.