Tindale's Catalogue of Australian Aboriginal Tribes
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Marithiel (NT)
LocationMount Greenwood and an inland area to the northeast; 8 on NW map. The name is said to be based on the word ['iel] = paperbark, hence 'people of the paperbark tea tree swamps.'
Co-ordinates130°10'E x 13°40'S
Area300 sq. m. (800 sq. km.)
ReferencesReed, 1969; Stanner, 1970 MS.
Alternative NamesMaridhiel.
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