Tindale's Catalogue of Australian Aboriginal Tribes
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Kakadu (NT)
LocationBetween East and South Alligator rivers inland from the shores of Van Diemen Gulf; south to the mountain ranges; at Cannon Hill and Mount Basedow.
Co-ordinates133°0'E x 12°35'S
Area2,300 sq. m. (6,000 sq. km.)
ReferencesEylmann, 1908; Spencer, 1914; Basedow, 1925; Capell, 1940, 1942, 1963; Tindale, 1940; Berndt and Berndt, 1951, 1964; Elkin, Berndt and Berndt, 1951; Elkin, 1961; Peterson, 1970 pers. comm.
Alternative NamesKakadju, Kakatu, Ka:ka:dju, Kakata, Karkadoo, Gagadu, Gagadju, Awur (language term), Auwur, Arwur, A:rwu:r, ? Abedal.
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