Bitjara (QLD)

LocationAt Bulloo Downs; north to Orient, west to Grey Range; east to Clyde, south to Bulloo Lake floodplain. They practiced circumcision as an initiation rite. They are not to be confused with the Pitjara of the upper Warrego River, central Qld., or the Badjiri of the Paroo River.
Co-ordinates143°0'E x 28°30'S
Area4,000 sq. m. (10,400 sq. km.)
ReferencesMyles in Curr, 1886; Sullivan in Curr, 1886; C.J.P., MS, 1896; Howitt, 1904; Tindale, 1940; Breen, 1969 MS.
Alternative NamesBithara, Pitteroo, Minkabari (language name), Wilya.