Tindale's Catalogue of Australian Aboriginal Tribes
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Jadira (WA)
LocationMiddle waters of Cane and Robe rivers from south of Mount Minnie north to the Fortescue River; they did not go east of the western scarp of the higher plateau of the Hamersley Ranges. In post-European times some moved east to Ashburton Downs Station and others to the mouth of the Fortescue River and were absorbed into the Mardudunera. They once used to have access to the sea between the Cane and Robe rivers through Noala territory. They did not circumcise.
Co-ordinates116°5'E x 21°55'S
Area3,600 sq. m. (9,400 sq. km.)
ReferencesBates, 1914; Tindale, 1953 MS, 1966 MS; Brandenstein, 1965 MS; A.I.A.S. report, 1966.
Alternative NamesKawarindjari (means 'belonging to the west,' i.e., Westerners [name given by Ngaluma]), Kawarandjari, Kawarandari, Kawarindjara, Kauarind'arri, Kauarndhari, Garindjari [sic].
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