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Monday, February 18, 2008

Tindale on the Anaiwan

The following material is drawn from the South Australian Museum's material on N B Tindale's Catalogue of Australian Tribes.

"The information on this page is reproduced from N. B. Tindale's Aboriginal Tribes of Australia (1974). Please be aware that much of the data relating to Aboriginal language groups distribution and definition has undergone revision since 1974. Please note also that this catalogue represents Tnidale's attempt to depict Aboriginal tribal distribution at the time of European contact.

Location: New England tableland from Guyra and Ben Lomond south to Uralla and Moombie Range; north to Tingha; at Bendemeer and Armidale.

Area: 3,200 sq miles (8,300 sq. km).

References: Wyndham, 1889; Mathews 1896 (Gr. 6425), 1897 (Gr. 6431, 6567), 1898 (Gr. 6468), 1901 (Gr. 6502), 1903 (Gr. 6490); Buchanan, 1901; MacPherson, 1902, 1904; Radcliffe-Brown, 1930; Capell, 1956; Walker, 1964 MS; Court in Wurm, 1966.

Alernative Names: Anaywan, Anewan, Nowan, Enni-won, Yenniwon, Ee-na-won, En-nee-win, Eneewin, Inuwan, Inuwon, Nee-inuwon, Enuin."

The material includes links to maps not available on line.

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