Tindale's Catalogue of Australian Aboriginal Tribes
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Miriwung (WA)
LocationValley of Ord River north to Carlton; upstream to Ivanhoe Station and east to Newry Station. On the Keep River to near the coastal swamps. The eastern tribes generally call these people Miriwung, the westerners, Moreng.
Co-ordinates128°55'E x 15°40'S
Area4,000 sq. m. (10,400 sq. km.)
ReferencesElkin, 1933; Kaberry, 1937, 1939; Capell, 1940; Tindale, 1940, 1953 MS; Coaldrake, 1954 MS; C. Berndt, 1965.
Alternative NamesMiriwun, Miriwong, Mirriwong, Miriwu (of Kitja), Moreng, Mirong, Mirung.
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.

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