Tindale's Catalogue of Australian Aboriginal Tribes
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Koreng (WA)
LocationFrom Gairdner River to Pallinup (Salt) River; at Bremer Bay; inland to Jeramungup, Pingrup, Nampup (= Nyabing), Badgebup, and Kibbleup near Broome Hill; south to Stirling Range; at Gnowangerup and Ongerup; west to Cranbrook and Tambellup but not originally at Kojonup or Qualeup; they moved west in earliest settlement times under pressure from Wudjari. Northern limit marked by change of termination of place names from [-up] to [-ing]; border place names have alternative versions. The Hassell manuscript summarized by Davidson has much data about this tribe included under the tribal name Wheelman (i.e., Wiilman of this work).
Co-ordinates118°30'E x 34°0'S
Area6,000 sq. m. (15,600 sq. km.)
ReferencesNind, 1831; Chester in Curr, 1886; Goldsworthy in Curr, 1886; Graham in Curr, 1886 (vocabulary 23); Bates, 1915; Tindale, 1940, 1966 MS; Hassell, MS (part); P.L.W.A. MS doc. 436.
Alternative NamesKo:rengi (valid alternative), Kuriny, Corine, Cororan, Bremer Bay tribe, Warangu, Warrangoo, Warranger, Warrangle, Kojonup and Stirling tribe, Mongup (place name), Kokar (basic meaning 'east'), Kaialiwongi (['kaiali] = north, name applied to language by the Minang).
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