Tindale's Catalogue of Australian Aboriginal Tribes
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Tirari (SA)
LocationEastern shore of Lake Eyre from Muloorina north to Warburton River; east to Killalapaninna; a small tribe now extinct. It was not a horde of the Dieri, as suggested by Howitt. O'Grady et al. (1966) incorrectly synonymized the name with Dieri. O. Siebert (pers. comm., 1936) vouched that the language spoken was different from Dieri. A few details survive in the Reuther manuscript.
Co-ordinates138°0'E x 28°30'S
Area4,500 sq. m. (11,700 sq. km.)
ReferencesHowitt, 1904; Strehlow 1910; Reuther, 1914 MS; Siebert, 1936, pers. comm.; Tindale, 1940; O'Grady et al., 1966.
Alternative NamesTerari (valid alternative pronunciation).
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 AA266 Johann Georg Reuther

Collection AA338 Norman Barnett Tindale

Collection AA64 Harold More Cooper