Tindale's Catalogue of Australian Aboriginal Tribes
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Murunitja (WA)
LocationNorthern margin of Nullarbor Plain from Naretha to about north of Loongana; northward for about 100 miles (160 km.); at Rawlinna and Walawuluna Rockhole. The Miming word for a fat or stout person is ['murun]. The men of this tribe tend to be of the heavy Murrayian physical type.
Co-ordinates126°0'E x 30°15'S
Area11,000 sq. m. (28,600 sq. km.)
ReferencesWilliams in Curr, 1886; Davidson, 1938; Tindale, 1940; Berndt, 1959.
Alternative NamesMooroon, Murnidja, ? Mara, Kogara (means 'east,' hence by extension 'easterners').
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 AA108 Francis James Gillen

Collection AA338 Norman Barnett Tindale