Tindale's Catalogue of Australian Aboriginal Tribes
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Nawagi (QLD)
LocationSouthwest of Herbert River; principally on the high Sea View Range as far southeast as Harveyside and Reid River; they were rain forest dwellers; they differed from the Warakamai who lived chiefly in coastal sclerophyll forest country; according to Dixon they went to the seashore near Ingham.
Co-ordinates145°55'E x 18°55'S
Area2,300 sq. m. (6,000 sq. km.)
ReferencesCassady and Johnstone in Curr, 1886; Giglioli, 1911; Tindale, 1940; Dixon, 1966, 1969 MS.
Alternative NamesNyawigi, Geugagi.
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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