Tindale's Catalogue of Australian Aboriginal Tribes
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Maithakari (QLD)
LocationFrom Williams River and Cloncurry north to Canobie on Cloncurry River; east to the Julia Creek junction with Cloncurry River and to Mount Fort Bowen; at Dalgonally. They did not practice either circumcision or subincision.
Co-ordinates140°40'E x 20°5'S
Area3,400 sq. m. (8,800 sq. km.)
ReferencesPalmer, 1884; Armit in Curr, 1886; E. Curr. Jr. in Curr, 1886; Palmer in Curr, 1886; Parry-Okeden, 1897; Roth, 1897; C. Strehlow, 1910; Giglioli, 1911; Sharp, 1939; Tindale, 1940, 1960 MS, 1963 MS; Blake, 1969 MS.
Alternative NamesMaithakuri (valid alternative pronunciation), Maithakui, Maidhagudi, Maitakudi, Mayatagoorri, Mythugadi, Majadhagudi, Mythuggadi, Mythaguddi, Mit(t)agurdi, Mitagurdi, Mitakoodi, Mittakoodi, Mitro(o)goordi, Mitakudi.
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

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Collection AA689 Joseph Benjamin Birdsell