Tindale's Catalogue of Australian Aboriginal Tribes
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Jokula (QLD)
LocationFrom Burketown to Hann Creek and Massacre Inlet; on the coast west of Cliffdale Creek; inland nearly to Nicholson River; east to Albert River mouth from near Escott. The Janggal of Forsyth Island use two terms ['Jungulda] and ['Kanggaleida] for the people of Burketown area (Tindale, MS). Lilumbant is a directional term applied to both Lardiil and Jokula (easterners) differentiating them from the Janggal, who are called Balumbant ('people of or from the west').
Co-ordinates138°50'E x 17°30'S
Area5,400 sq. m. (14,000 sq. km.)
ReferencesArmit in Curr, 1886; Curr, 1887; Parry-Okeden, 1897; Mathews, 1899 (Gr. 6445, 6443), 1900 (Gr. 6575, 6579), 1901 (Gr. 6453), 1908 (Gr. 6578); Sharp, 1935, 1939; Tindale, 1938 MS, 1940, 1960 MS, 1963 MS; Simmons, Graydon and Tindale, 1964.
Alternative NamesJugul (valid variation), Jugulda, Jogula, Jokala, Jokul, Jokal, Iukala, Yukula, Yookala, Eugoola, Jungulda (Janggal term), Kanggaleida (Janggal term), Yangarella, Engarilla.
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

Collection AA346 Board for Anthropological Research

Collection AA689 Joseph Benjamin Birdsell