Tindale's Catalogue of Australian Aboriginal Tribes
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Wiilman (WA)
LocationAt Wagin and Narrogin; on Collie, Hotham, and Williams rivers west to Collie; Wuraming north to Gnowing, Dattening, and Pingelly; east to Wickepin, Dudinin, and Lake Grace; south to Nyabing (Nampup), Katanning, Woodanilling, and Duranilling. Southern and western boundaries correspond with the change in place name terminations from [-ing] to [-ap]. The Hassell manuscript as summarized by Davidson includes much Koreng tribe data under the name of this tribe.
Co-ordinates117°10'E x 33°10'S
Area6,700 sq. m. (17,400 sq. km.)
ReferencesNind, 1832; Brown, 1856; Curr, 1886; Bates, 1914; Hassell (Davidson), 1936; Tindale, 1940; Davidson and McCarthy, 1957; Anon. MS, P.L.W.A. no. 436.
Alternative NamesWheelman, Weel, Weal, Weil, Will, Jaburu (Koreng term, i.e., northerners or northwesterners), Williams tribe.
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