Tindale's Catalogue of Australian Aboriginal Tribes
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Ngardok (NT)
LocationField Island in Van Diemen Gulf and coastal belt of scrub and swamp country from South Alligator River to Farewell Point, within a few miles of mouth of East Alligator River. Apparently they spoke a dialect close to Kakadu. Bark paintings in their raintime huts at Field Island were collected by early explorers and are in the South Australian Museum collection.
Co-ordinates132°30'E x 12°10'S
Area200 sq. m. (500 sq. km.)
ReferencesEarl, 1846; Spencer, 1926; Tindale, 1940; Elkin, Berndt and Berndt, 1951; Berndt and Berndt, 1951; Mackay, 1959 MS.
Alternative NamesNgardulk, Ngadok, Ngadug, Ngadulg, Ad-dok (tone deaf to initial ng), Gnaruk, A'ragu, ? Bimbirik.
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