Tindale's Catalogue of Australian Aboriginal Tribes
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Kolakngat (VIC)
LocationVicinity of Lake Colac and Lake Corangamite; inland boundary south of Cressy. It is possible that Kolidjon was the original name rather than the one conventionally preferred.
Co-ordinates143°30'E x 38°25'S
Area900 sq. m. (2,300 sq. km.)
ReferencesMossman, 1841; Tuckfield, 1844; Eyre, 1844, 1845; Parker in Eyre, 1844; Hurst, 1844; Robinson, 1844; Murray, 1859; Thomas, 1862 MS; Dennis in Smyth, 1878; Smyth, 1878; Dawson, 1881; Bonwick, 1883; Wedge in Bonwick, 1883; Cary, 1898; Mossman in Cary, 1898; Tuckfield in Cary, 1898; Bride, 1898; Mathews, 1904 (Gr. 6485).
Alternative NamesKolidjon (valid alternative), Kolac-gnat, Kulidyan, Lolijon, Colijon, Koligon (read g as dj), Coligan, Lolifon (f is a misprint), Kolae (misprint for Kolac, a place name), Colac-conedeet (horde name), Karakoi, Karakoo, Bungilearney Colagiens, ['tharong] = man.
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