Portaulun (SA)

LocationWestern bank of Murray River from Wood Hill to Wellington and Pomanda Point; west to Grote Hill. Indicated as 4 on southwestern portion of SE map. David Ngunaiponi who died in 1967 was the last fullblooded aboriginal of this tribe.
Co-ordinates139°15'E x 35°15'S
Area300 sq. m. (800 sq. km.)
ReferencesTaplin, 1873; Hawker, 1899; Brown, 1918; Parkhouse, 1936; Tindale, 1940, 1966 and MS; Berndt and Berndt, 1964.
Alternative NamesPutjin (valid contraction), Warawalde (a horde name), Welindjeri (a post-European horde name based on the European place name Wellington, i.e., 'belonging to Wel'), Welinyeri, Pomunda (a place name, Pomanda Point), Poomunda, Wellington tribe.
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