Tindale's Catalogue of Australian Aboriginal Tribes
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Maringar (NT)
LocationMiddle waters and swamplands of the Moyle River and its tributaries; 16 on NW map. Six hordes have been listed.
Co-ordinates130°0'E x 14°15'S
Area500 sq. m. (1,300 sq. km.)
ReferencesStanner, 1933, 1936, 1970 MS; Mackay, 1953 MS; Falkenberg, 1962.
Alternative NamesMuringar (valid alternative), Murrinnga, Muringa, Yaghanin, Moil (not a tribal name, ['moi:l] = 'plain' or 'plain country'), Moyle (name as given to river by Europeans).
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