Tindale's Catalogue of Australian Aboriginal Tribes
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Nguri (QLD)
LocationUpper Maronoa River from Mount Elliot and Donnybrook north to Merivale on the western side of the Dividing Range; west to Hillside and Redford. Their territory is bounded on the northeast by the summit of the Dividing Range, on their northwest are the steep cliffs and deep gorges of the Chesterton Range. They were not on the upper Warrego River as stated by Mathews.
Co-ordinates140°50'E x 25°35'S
Area3,500 sq. m. (9,100 sq. km.)
ReferencesBarlow, 1873; Mathews, 1898 (Gr. 6444); Tindale, 1940.
Alternative NamesNgoorie, Gnoree.
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