Jotijota (NSW)

LocationMurray River from east of Cohuna to Echuca and a point 20 miles (30 km.) by river west of Tocumwal in Victoria; along Tullah Creek to Yielima; at Tuppal, Conargo, and Deniliquin in New South Wales; they were reported in 1842 as visiting the Murrumbidgee River. Much of their country is open savannah woodlands with Eucalyptus trees. Curr (iii:567) included two of the four hordes (Ngarrimowro and Woolithiga) in his Pangerang horde list.
Co-ordinates144°50'E x 35°50'S
Area1,200 sq. m. (3,100 sq. km.)
ReferencesTuckfield, 1844; Hinkins, 1845, 1884; Blandowski, 1857; Lewis, 1859; Strutt in Smyth, 1878; Curr, 1887; James and Chanter, 1897; Baeyertz, 1898; Bride, 1898; Mathews, 1898 (Gr. 6468), 1902 (Gr. 6487), 1903 (Gr. 6514); Stone, 1911; Tindale, 1938 MS, 1940; Capell, 1956; Massola 1958.
Alternative NamesYotayota, Yorta yorta (['jo:ta] = no), Yoorta (also applied by some to part of the Pangerang tribe), Moira (place name), 'Gunbowers' (name of a place, now Gunbower), Gunbowerooranditchgoole (horde name; ['kuli] = man), 'Loddon tribe,' Ngarrimouro (name of a horde), Ngarrimowro, Arramouro, Woollathura (horde name), Wollithiga, 'Echuca tribe' (applied to hordes south of the Murray River).