MiwaEAA (Encyclopaedia of Aboriginal Australia, Horton ed.)
AIATSIS (Austr. Inst. of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies)
K.44 Miwa (click)
SIL (Summer Institute of Linguistics)
VMI MIWA --> Wunambalic (4) --> --> Wororan (7) (number of languages in each group or family between brackets)
(please be aware that this map is NOT hand-drawn, but machine generated
using approximate coordinates adjusted from Tindale's records. This map is only here to provide a very general idea of the location)
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|Alternative names found in the literature for this group
Murgura (eastern groups)
Pago (palce name)
Wulanggur (place name)
Umari (place name)
Walar (snake clan)
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|Place and geographical locations that are often associated to this group.
Please note that these are places that were or are mentioned in the literature, some are inaccurate. Under no circumstances can this list be used in the context of any sorts of claims, indigenous or not.
Barton Plain; Berkeley River; Cape Bernier; Carson River; Drysdale River; Kalumburu Mission; King Edward River; King George River; Manungu; Mount Connelly; Napier Broome Bay;
Bibliographic references for this record
I suggest you also use the above-mentioned AIATSIS name in the AIATSIS MURA catalogue for bibliographic references
HERNANDEZ T. 1941. Children among the Drysdale River tribes. Oceania, 12(2), p. 122-33.
HERNANDEZ T. 1941. Social Organization of the Drysdale River Tribes. Oceania, 11, p. 211-32.