Tindale's Catalogue of Australian Aboriginal Tribes
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Kwantari (QLD)
LocationGalbraith Station and northern bank of the lower Staaten River inland to Old Koolatah, north to Inkerman and middle Nassau River. The term Wangara shown on the 1940 map was provided by Kokomini and Kokopera (Konanin) informants. In 1963 the name was said to mean 'white men' and the above given in its place with the rolled r termination predominating among informants. The Kwantari evidently were closely related to the Araba.
Co-ordinates141°50'E x 16° 10'S
Area2,400 sq. m. (6,200 sq. km.)
ReferencesParry-Okeden, 1897; Mathews, 1899 (Gr. 6445); Roth, 1901, 1904; Sharp, 1934, 1939; Tindale, 1940, 1963 MS, West, 1963 MS; Capell, 1963.
Alternative NamesKuantari, Kundara, Gundara, Goondarra, Wangara (see comment above), Wanggara, Kokowanggara, Kokawangar, Kokatabul, Kokodaue, Koko-daua, Oikand.
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