Tindale's Catalogue of Australian Aboriginal Tribes
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Kalibamu (QLD)
LocationOn the coast between Leichhardt River and Morning Inlet; inland to Wernadinga, Floraville, and Punchbowl. They did not practice either circumcision or subincision as initiatory rites. By 1963 the tribe was extinct.
Co-ordinates140°5'E x 17°55'S
Area1,100 sq. m. (2,900 sq. km.)
ReferencesArmit in Curr, 1886; Tindale, 1940, 1963 MS.
Alternative NamesKotanda (valid alternative, this name is now sometimes applied to the Kareldi).
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