Tindale's Catalogue of Australian Aboriginal Tribes
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Wadjabangai (QLD)
LocationSouth of Glenbower (now called Lancevale); at Maryvale; south to Blackall; boundaries fixed principally by exclusion from territories of neighboring tribes. Their territory is well wooded with broad sandy plains and meandering streams flowing from the higher country to the northeast. They also called themselves ['Kari:mari] which means 'Salt men' (['mari] = man). Their vocabulary is rather distinctive.
Co-ordinates145°55'E x 24°15'S
Area3,200 sq. m. (8,300 sq. km.)
ReferencesKelly, 1935: Tindale, 1940 and MS.
Alternative NamesKariimari ([ka:ri] = salt), ? KunGait (but this may belong to Iningai, which see)
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