Tindale's Catalogue of Australian Aboriginal Tribes
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Wanjiwalku (NSW)
LocationFrom near Milparinka to White Cliffs; west nearly to Mount Arrowsmith; east to near Tongo Lake; at Yancannia and east of Lake Bancannia. Both this group and the Maljangapa, adjoining tribe to the west, speak one language (Wanjiwalku) but are separate tribes. The Maljangapa came east to Yancannia when the first settlers appeared there. They practiced only circumcision as a rite of initiation.
Co-ordinates142°40'E x 30°25'S
Area8,000 sq. m. (20,800 sq. km.)
ReferencesBonney, 1884; Crozier in Curr, 1886; Morton in Curr, 1886; Newland, 1889, 1926; Mathews, 1898 (Gr. 6464); Howitt, 1904; Tindale, 1938 MS, 1940.
Alternative NamesWeyneubulkoo, Wonipalku, Wanyabalku, Wonjimalku, Pono, Pernowie, Pernowrie, Kongait, Tongaranka.
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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