Tindale's Catalogue of Australian Aboriginal Tribes
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Nimanburu (WA)
LocationCoast of King Sound from Repulse Point south to include swamp plain at mouth of Fraser River; inland to its sources. They did not use rafts and knew nothing of seagoing, Their speech is described as 'heavy Warwa,' and they are considered to be related to the Warwa people. I heard their name in the field as above.
Co-ordinates124°5'E x 17°15'S
Area1,200 sq. m. (3,100 sq. km.)
ReferencesPetri, 1939; Tindale, 1940, 1953 MS; Worms, 1950, 1952 MS; Capell, 1952-1953.
Alternative NamesNimanboro, Nimanbur, Ninambur (typographical error), Wadiabulu (Njikena 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.

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