Tindale's Catalogue of Australian Aboriginal Tribes
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Tagalag (QLD)
LocationMiddle Gilbert River; north nearly to Einasleigh River; south to Gregory Range; at Forest Home; east to Georgetown and Forsayth; west to near Croydon. Reference in the 1940 text to Abingdon Downs was a lapse. A few people of this tribe have the unusual, for Australia, B-blood gene.
Co-ordinates143°0'E x 18°20'S
Area3,900 sq. m. (10,100 sq. km.)
ReferencesDavidson, 1938; Sharp, 1939; Tindale, 1940, 1963 MS.
Alternative NamesDagalang (valid variant), Da:galag, Takalak, Targalag, Tarkalag.
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.

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