Tindale's Catalogue of Australian Aboriginal Tribes
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Pindjarup (WA)
LocationPinjarra to Harvey and Leschenault Inlet; lower reaches of Murray River. The real name of this tribe possibly has been lost; its members are extinct. The only recent data is from Kaneang sources. Banyowla was named as its leading man by Lyon (1833). The accounts by Roth (1903) and by Hammond (1933) of his 'South West tribe' appear to belong to this people.
Co-ordinates115°55'E x 32°55'S
Area1,800 sq. m. (4,700 sq. km.)
ReferencesLyon, 1833; Grey, 1839; Aborigines Protection Society, 1841; Roth, 1903; Bates, 1915; Hope, 1916 MS; Hammond, 1933; Tindale, 1940; Nina Layman, undated MS (typescript).
Alternative NamesPinjarra (place name), Penjarra, Pidjain, Peejine (Murray people), Murray tribe, South West tribe (see comments in text), Banyowla, Bangoula (name of a man of this tribe), Banyoula, Kuriwongi (name applied to language), Yaberoo (of people near Wonnerup; basic meaning is 'north,' i.e., 'northerners').
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