Tindale's Catalogue of Australian Aboriginal Tribes
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Tjial (NT)
LocationAt Old Limbunja; between lower Victoria River and upper West Baines River; they are extinct and their territory is now claimed as part of the Ngaliwuru area.
Co-ordinates129°40'E x 17°10'S
Area1,700 sq. m. (4,400 sq. km.)
ReferencesWillshire, 1896; Mathews, 1900 (Gr. 6575), 1901 (Gr. 6453), 1908 (Gr. 6495, 6578); Mackay, 1959 MS.
Alternative NamesCheeal, Jael, Jeelowng, Geelowng.
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