Tindale's Catalogue of Australian Aboriginal Tribes
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Wardaman (NT)
LocationHeads of southern branches of upper Flora River; west to Victoria River Depot; south to Jasper Gorge; at Delamere only in postcontact times.
Co-ordinates131°0'Ex 15°25'S
Area2,800 sq. m. (7,700 sq. km.)
ReferencesWillshire, 1896; Mathews, 1900 (Gr. 6575), 1901 (Gr. 6453); Spencer, 1914; Basedow, 1925; Radcliffe-Brown, 1930; Davidson, 1935; Stanner, 1936; Tindale, 1940; Capell, 1940, 1956; Lockwood, 1962; Berndt and Berndt, 1964; C. Berndt, 1965.
Alternative NamesWartaman, Warduman, Wadaman, Wadderman, Wordaman, Waduman.
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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