Tindale's Catalogue of Australian Aboriginal Tribes
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Jupangati (QLD)
LocationSouth of Batavia River on the Gulf of Carpentaria coast as far as Duyfken Point and Nomenade Creek (Pine River). Several hordes have been regarded as having the status of 'small tribes,' including the Wimarangga, on the north side of Albatross Bay, and the Batjana. Nggerikudi (and variations) was much used as a name for this tribe but later work suggests Jupangati is the better term.
Co-ordinates141°50'E x 12°20'S
Area500 sq. m. (1,300 sq. km.)
ReferencesHey, 1903; Roth, 1903, 1910; McConnel, 1939-1940, 1950, 1953; Sharp, 1939; Simmons, Graydon and Gajdusek, 1958; Capell, 1963; Laade, 1967.
Alternative NamesYuupngati, Yupangati, Yupungati, Yupnget, Yupungatti, Yopngadi, Nggerikudi, Nggirikudi, Ngerikudi, Niggerikudi, Ra:kudi, Angadimi (language name), Angutimi, Batjana (horde name inland on lower Wenlock [Batavia] River), Mbatyana, Ba:tyana, Wimarangga (horde near Duifken Point), Wimaranga, Wimarango, Wimmarango.
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.

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