Tindale's Catalogue of Australian Aboriginal Tribes
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Malgana (WA)
LocationInland from Hamelin Pool south of the Wooramel River area; extending eastward to Talisker Station; south to the Murchison River near Ajana, Coolcalalaya, and Riverside. A small tribe overshadowed in later years by the Inggarda and Tedei. Noncircumcising. Their principal territory was on the inland plateau. In the 1940 work the information supplied was inaccurate. Color plate 33 is relevant.
Co-ordinates114°55'E x 26°45'S
Area7,000 sq. m. (18,200 sq. km.)
ReferencesBarlee in Curr, 1886; Giglioli, 1911; Brown, 1912, 1913; Connelly, 1932; Tindale, 1940, 1966 MS.
Alternative NamesMaldjana (incorrect interpretation of g symbol in first edition; copied in A.I.A.S. list).
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