|Location||Tidal reaches of Roper River nearly to mouth of Hodgson River, south to Limmen Bight River; eastward to coast and Maria Island, north to Edward Island. Plate 42 is relevant.|
|Co-ordinates||135°10´E x 14°50´S|
|Area||3,000 sq. m. (7,800 sq. km..)|
|References||Lowre in Curr, 1886; Spencer and Gillen, 1904, 1912; Power in Basedow, 1907; Spencer, 1914; Tindale, 1921-22 MS, 1925, 1940 MS; Radcliffe-Brown, 1930; Sharp, 1935; Capell, 1942, 1960; Berndt and Berndt, 1951, 1964.|
|Alternative Names||Marra, Leelalwarra (after Jalwara, a place name, an important lagoon south of Roper River), ? Walkonda.|
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.