Tindale's Catalogue of Australian Aboriginal Tribes
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Wilawila (WA)
LocationOn Carson and middle Drysdale rivers from near Mount Connelly south to lower Gibb and Durack rivers; an inland tribe. It seems to be the one called Taib by Hernandez. Birdsell (1954 MS) who met a woman of the Wilawila from the upper Drysdale River also found Wolmidi as an alternative for Andedja in the area of this tribe.
Co-ordinates126°55'E x 15°10'S
Area5,300 sq. m. (13,800 sq. km.)
ReferencesElkin, 1933; Kaberry, 1935; Davidson, 1938; Capell, 1940; Tindale, 1940; Hernandez, 1941; Birdsell, 1954 MS; Coaldrake, 1954 MS; Lucich, 1966 MS.
Alternative NamesWular: (said to be a language name), Taib (horde on Carson River, also claims to be of Miwa tribe), Wulu, Taibange (member of Taib), Munumbara (horde on headwaters of Forrest River), Munumburu, Kalari: (horde on middle Drysdale River), Andedja (horde on southern tributaries of upper Forrest River), Andidja, Andadja, Piarngongo (horde at Mount Beatrice; there is also a horde of Ola tribe of Purunor moiety, and same name, south and southwest of Karunjie), ? Kundjanan, Kandjanan, ? Ullumbuloo.
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

Collection AA346 Board for Anthropological Research

Collection AA689 Joseph Benjamin Birdsell