Tindale's Catalogue of Australian Aboriginal Tribes
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Pongaponga (NT)
LocationOn both banks of the Daly River inland from the coastal Wogait; may be only a horde of the Ngolokwangga; 4 on NW map.
Co-ordinates130°25'E x 13°25'S
Area200 sq. m. (500 sq. km.)
ReferencesMackillop, 1894; Foelsche, 1895; Basedow, 1907, 1925; Eylmann, 1908; Dahl, 1926; Stanner, 1933, 1970 MS; Mackay, 1969 MS.
Alternative NamesPongo-pongo, ? Djiramo (Basedow regarded this as a horde of the Mulukmuluk, i.e., the Ngolokwangga).
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

Collection AA689 Joseph Benjamin Birdsell