Tindale's Catalogue of Australian Aboriginal Tribes
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Kaneang (WA)
LocationOn the upper Blackwood River; east to a line joining Katanning, Tambellup, Cranbrook, and Tenterden; at Kojonup, Collie, Qualeup, Donnybrook, Greenbushes, Bridgetown; headwaters of Warren and Frankland rivers; south bank of Collie River to Collie; in later days they went west to the coast and as far north as Harvey. Northeastern limits of the tribe correspond with the change from place names with [-up] terminations to ones with [-ing].
Co-ordinates116°40'E x 34°0'S
Area4,800 sq. m. (12,500 sq. km.)
ReferencesNind, 1832; dark, 1842; Small in Curr, 1886; Giglioli, 1911; Hassell, 1936; Tindale, 1940, 1966 MS.
Alternative NamesKunjung (as spoken by Koreng), Kunyung, Ka:lbaranggara (name given them by Wiilman, Ka:la = fire), Jabururu (Minang term, i.e., northerners), Yobberore, 'Uduc-Harvey tribe,' Kaleap (place name), Qualeup, Qualup, Quailup, Waal.
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