Tindale's Catalogue of Australian Aboriginal Tribes
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Pangerang (VIC)
LocationIn the broad valley of the lower Goulburn west to the Murray River east and west of Shepparton; at Wangaratta, Benalla, and Kyabram; south to Toolamba and Violet Town. Not at Albury as stated incorrectly in the 1940 edition. There were eight well-defined hordes the names of which generally terminated in [-pan] or [-ban]. Curr and Mathews both show that Pangerang hordes extended a little way downriver from Echuca on both banks; these western hordes were called Jabalaljabala by downriver tribes. Three of Curr's Pangerang hordes are separated as the Kwatkwat. The hordes shown by Curr north of the Murray River belong to other tribes. Color plates 43-46 are relevant.
Co-ordinates145°40'E x 36°25'S
Area2,600 sq. m. (6,800 sq. km.)
ReferencesEyre, 1844, 1845; Robinson, 1844; Tuckfield, 1844; Lewis, 1859; Locke in Smyth, 1878; Mitchell in Smyth, 1878; Smyth, 1878; Curr, 1883, 1887; LeSouef in Curr, 1887; Mathews, 1900 (Gr. 6524), 1903 (Gr. 6514); Howitt, 1904; Giglioli, 1911; Mathew, 1911; Tindale, 1940; Capell, 1963.
Alternative NamesPanggarang, Pangorang, Pangurang, Pine-gorine, Pine-go-rine, Pinegerine, Pinegorong, Bangerang, Banjgaranj, Pallaganmiddah, Jabalajabala (['jabala] means no; name applied to western Pangerang hordes), Yaballa, Yabula-yabula, Waningotbun (horde at Kotupna), Maragan (perhaps Maraban, horde name), Owanguttha (horde name), Yurt (name applied by northerners and the Ngurelban, ['jurta] = ['juta] = no) Yoorta, Moiraduban (horde name), Moitheriban.
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