Tindale's Catalogue of Australian Aboriginal Tribes
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Kokomini (QLD)
LocationOn the middle Palmer and Mitchell rivers west to about their junction; east to Mount Mulgrave and Palmerville.
Co-ordinates143°25'E x 16°10'S
Area2,300 sq. m. (6,000 sq. km.)
ReferencesPalmer, 1884; Palmer in Curr, 1886; Parry-Okeden, 1897; Mathews, 1898 (Gr. 6417), 1899 (Gr. 6445), 1907 (Gr. 6513); Roth, 1910; Richards, 1926; McConnel, 1931; Hale and Tindale, 1933; Tindale, 1938 MS, 1940; Sharp, 1939.
Alternative NamesKoko-minni, Koogominny, Kookaminnie, Koogaminny, Koogobatha, Koogobathy, Mirkin, Akunkun (valid alternative), Akoon-koon, Akoonkool, Kookawarra (name given by Wakara tribe means 'poor speakers').
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