Tindale's Catalogue of Australian Aboriginal Tribes
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Wulpura (QLD)
LocationOn the main range west of Mount Romeo and Boolbun; at the head of Daintree River on the high Mount Windsor tableland; rain forest dwellers. According to D. C. Watson, they were a small people five feet (152 cm.) in stature and weighed about 100 pounds (220 kg.); each year they traveled from South Mossman to Julatten, Carbine, McLeod River, down the Daintree River and back to South Mossman.
Co-ordinates145°0'E x 16°5'S
Area900 sq. m. (2,300 sq. km.)
ReferencesParry-Okeden, 1897; Roth, 1910; Davidson, 1938; McConnel, 1939-1940; Tindale, 1940; Watson, 1965 MS (through J. McNally).
Alternative NamesWolpa (name of range west of Mount Romeo), Wulpurara, Wulbur-ara, Walpoll, Wulurara, Woora (place name on South Mossman River), Kokowaldja, Koko-baldja (language name), Waldja.
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