Tindale's Catalogue of Australian Aboriginal Tribes
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Minjambuta (VIC)
LocationUpper reaches of the Buffalo, King, Ovens, and Broken rivers east of Violet Town; south to the Dividing Range. Very little is known about them save Mathews's indication that their language was similar to that of the Duduroa. By their social organization they were indicated to be related to southern tribes. Initiation rites were described by Mathews (1904:336) but without specific association with the tribal name. Their boundaries are drawn principally by exclusion from surrounding known tribal areas.
Co-ordinates146°30'E x 36°50'S
Area2,400 sq. m. (6,200 sq. km.)
ReferencesMathews, 1904 (Gr. 6451), 1909 (Gr. 6441); Howitt, 1904; Massola, 1962.
Alternative NamesMinyambuta (given as a language name), Mogullumbitch.
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