Jungkurara (QLD)

LocationBloomfield River; Weary Bay and south to Cape Kimberley; also in the vicinity of Spring Vale. This term appears to embrace the Yanyu of McConnel; ten hordes are listed by Hughes and there are indications of a possible eight others given by Parry-Okeden. Jungkurara possibly was a horde name originally but in 1938 informants of the tribe preferred it to any other.
Co-ordinates146°25'E x 16°0'S
Area500 sq. m. (1,300 sq. km.)
ReferencesHughes in Curr, 1886; Parry-Okeden, 1897; Roth, 1910; Giglioli, 1911; McConnel, 1931, 1939-1940; Davidson, 1938; Tindale, 1938 MS, 1940; Sharp, 1939; Australian Encyclopedia, 1958; Wright (midshipman), 1801 in Lanyon-Orgill, 1961; Dixon, 1969 MS.
Alternative NamesYungkarara, Junkara, Koko Dyungay, Yungurara, Yung-Kurara (['bam:a] = man), Koko-aungu (valid language name), Kokodjilandji (valid alternative), Kokojalanja, Kokoyalunyu, Koko Ialunia, Koko Ialiu, Bulponara (a horde name), Bulpoonarra, Yokarra (a horde name).