Tindale's Catalogue of Australian Aboriginal Tribes
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Peramangk (SA)
LocationIn Mount Lofty Ranges from Myponga north to Gawler and Angaston; east to Wright Hill, Strathalbyn, Kanmantoo, and along the eastern scarp of the range to near Towitta. They practiced circumcision and were at enmity with the Lake Alexandrina people.
Co-ordinates138°55'E x 34°55'S
Area1,100 sq. m. (2,900 sq. km.)
ReferencesAngas, 1847; Cawthorne, 1926; Tindale, 1940 and MS.
Alternative NamesPeramarma (Tanganekald term based on their name Pe:ra for the Tiers Range at Mount Barker), Mereldi (Ramindjeri term), Merildakald (Tanganekald term applied also to the Kaurna), Marimejuna (mari = east, meju = man, Kaurna term), Wangarainbula (wangara = hill, Ngaiawang term), Mount Barker tribe, Ngurlinjeri (Jarildekald name from ['ngurle] hill and [injeri] belonging to), Tarrawatta (name of northern horde near Angaston).
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 AA290 Harold Llewellyn Sheard

Collection AA338 Norman Barnett Tindale