Tindale's Catalogue of Australian Aboriginal Tribes
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Wagoman (NT)
LocationAbout Dorisvale; southwest of Daly River; west of Ooloo; on Bamboo Creek; north to Douglas Homestead. J. C. LeSouef learned from Robert Judge of Daly River Crossing that the western hordes were known as the Wongakakaringa; he learned that the western boundary of the tribe lay at the Daly River Crossing near Mount Nancar. This seems to be confirmed by Stanner (1970 MS) who indicated Daly Crossing as being a meeting point of the Kamor, Wagoman, and Ngolokwangga.
Co-ordinates131°10'E x 14° 15'S
Area1,800 sq. m. (4,700 sq. km.)
ReferencesStanner, 1933, 1936, 1938, 1970 MS; Davidson, 1935; Mackay, 1959 MS, Lockwood, 1962; Berndt, 1965; LeSouef, 1970 pers. comm.; Tryon, 1970.
Alternative NamesWagaman, Wageman, Wogeman; Wongkakaringa (a name for part of tribe), Ongkakaringa.
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