Tindale's Catalogue of Australian Aboriginal Tribes
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Mutpura (NT)
LocationArmstrong River and upper Victoria River junction (n.n. ['Tjambutjambulani]), southeast of Pigeon Hole Station; south to Cattle Creek; west to the Camfield River and eastward almost to Newcastle Waters; north to Top Springs. Dwellers in the dense scrub country near and west of the place ['Murandjai] on the so-called Murranji Track.
Co-ordinates132° 0'Ex 17°10'S
Area10,000 sq. m. (26,000 sq. km.)
ReferencesMathews, 1900 (Gr. 6575), 1901 (Gr. 6453); Radcliffe-Brown, 1930; Davidson, 1935; Stanner, 1936; Kaberry, 1939; Capell, 1940; Tindale, 1940, 1953 MS; Elkin in Berndt, 1951; Australian Encyclopedia, 1958; Lockwood, 1962; Berndt and Berndt, 1964; C. Berndt, 1965; Yallop, 1969.
Alternative NamesMudbura, Mudbara, Mudbera, Mudbra, Mudburra, Moodburra, Mootburra, Madbara, Mulpira (Iliaura name).
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

Collection AA346 Board for Anthropological Research

Collection AA689 Joseph Benjamin Birdsell