Wanman (WA)

LocationSouth to McKay Range and Lake Disappointment; west to near Wadurara on Rudall River, north to Lake Dora, Mendidjildjil, and the unlocalized place ['Karbardi] near 123°40'E x 21°0'S; east to Lakes George, Wooloomber, Auld, and the northern portion of Lake Disappointment. Their southern boundary was at the change from porcupine grass (Triodia) plains to the dense mulga (Acacia aneura) of the Kartudjara country. In drought they went to Karbardi and Pulburukuritji on the northwestern border of their country, and to Kalamilji on the Rudall River.
Co-ordinates123°20'E x 22°10'S
Area9,400 sq. m. (24,400 sq. km.)
ReferencesWorms, 1952 (in letter), 1958; Tindale, 1953 MS, 1957, 1963; Birdsell, 1954 MS; O'Grady in Capell, 1956; Berndt, 1959, 1964.
Alternative NamesWanmanba (Mandjildjara term), Wanmin, Nanidjara (derisive term applied by others, including the Kartudjara; the Wanman themselves apply it to the Nangatara), Nenidjara, Njanidjara, Warumala (Mangala term; a general term in this part of Western Australia which has a meaning related to 'foreigner' also 'stranger').
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