Tindale's Catalogue of Australian Aboriginal Tribes
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Ninanu (WA)
LocationOn Lyons and North Lyons rivers west to near Mount Phillips and to Peedawarra Bluff; east to eastern end of Teano Range; south to about Mount Augustus. Von Brandenstein (1965 MS) has heard of another tribal name on the Lyons River, Ngaunmardi, centered on Dooley Downs; these are probably one people since my informants stressed the Ninanu were at Dooley. They practice both circumcision and subincision.
Co-ordinates117°20'E x 24°10'S
Area4,500 sq. m. (11,700 sq. km.)
ReferencesBrandenstein, 1965 MS; Tindale, 1966 MS.
Alternative Names? Ngaunmardi.
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