Wogait (NT)

LocationOn coast of Anson Bay, from mouth of the Daly north to Point Blaze; inland for about 20 miles (30 km.), 1 on NW map. Their name apparently means 'sea folk'; they exploited chiefly marine products in contrast to the Djerait who depended on land and fresh water products.
Co-ordinates130°15'E x 13°10'S
Area200 sq. m. (500 sq. km.)
ReferencesMackillop, 1893; Foelsche, 1895; Basedow, 1907, 1925; Eylmann, 1908; Dahl, 1926; Stanner, 1933, 1970 MS; Capell, 1940, 1942, 1963; Australian Encyclopedia, 1958; Lockwood, 1962; Falkenberg, 1962; Berndt and Berndt, 1965; Cleverly, 1969 MS; Reed, 1969.
Alternative NamesAmijangal, Ami, Worgait, Worgite, Worgaid, Wagait, Wagaidj, Wagite, Waggait, Waggite, Waggote, Waggute, Wagatsch, Wa(o)gatsch, Wogite, Wargad (Murinbata term), Murinwargad (Murinbata term).
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