Tindale's Catalogue of Australian Aboriginal Tribes
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Wogait (NT)
LocationOn coast of Anson Bay, from mouth of the Daly north to Point Blaze; inland for about 20 miles (30 km.), 1 on NW map. Their name apparently means 'sea folk'; they exploited chiefly marine products in contrast to the Djerait who depended on land and fresh water products.
Co-ordinates130°15'E x 13°10'S
Area200 sq. m. (500 sq. km.)
ReferencesMackillop, 1893; Foelsche, 1895; Basedow, 1907, 1925; Eylmann, 1908; Dahl, 1926; Stanner, 1933, 1970 MS; Capell, 1940, 1942, 1963; Australian Encyclopedia, 1958; Lockwood, 1962; Falkenberg, 1962; Berndt and Berndt, 1965; Cleverly, 1969 MS; Reed, 1969.
Alternative NamesAmijangal, Ami, Worgait, Worgite, Worgaid, Wagait, Wagaidj, Wagite, Waggait, Waggite, Waggote, Waggute, Wagatsch, Wa(o)gatsch, Wogite, Wargad (Murinbata term), Murinwargad (Murinbata term).
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

Collection AA96 Paul Heinrich Matthias Foelsche