Tindale's Catalogue of Australian Aboriginal Tribes
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Kalamaia (WA)
LocationAt Boorabbin and Southern Cross; east to Bullabulling, north to Youanmi, Lake Barlee, and Pigeon Rocks; west to Burracoppin, Mukinbudin, Kalannie, and Lake Moore; south to about Mount Holland in the Parker Range. A term Jawan is applied to northwestern portions of tribe from north of Mukinbudin.
Co-ordinates119°0'E x 30°20'S
Area33,900 sq. m. (88,000 sq. km.)
ReferencesAdam in Curr, 1886; Tindale, 1940, 1966 MS; Gould and Gould, 1968; Douglas, MS (Public Lib. of W.A. doc. 342, pp. 14-15 [Southern Cross district place names] and doc. 436).
Alternative NamesKa'la:mai, Kalamaya, Kalamai (valid short form), Jungaa (means 'men'), Jungal, Yungar, Youngar, Youngal, Takalako (Njakinjaki term), Njindango, Natingero, Jawan (name for their northwestern hordes), Jaburu (means north), Yabro (poor spelling of Jaburu).
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