Tindale's Catalogue of Australian Aboriginal Tribes
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Ombila (QLD)
LocationCape Sidmouth and north nearly to Night Island. South to vicinity of Chester River. They were closely linked with the Kawadji of Night Island and vicinity.
Co-ordinates143°30'E x 13°30'S
Area300 sq. m. (800 sq. km.)
ReferencesParry-Okeden, 1897; Hale and Tindale, 1933; Thomson, 1933, 1934, 1946, 1952, 1955; McConnel, 1939-1940; Sharp, 1939; Tindale, 1940; Capell, 1956, 1963.
Alternative NamesOmpeila, Ompela, Umpila, Umpilo, Umbila, Oombilla, Koko-umpilo.
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