Awinmul

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The Awinmul were an indigenous Australian people of the Northern Territory.

Country[edit]

The Awinmul1's traditional lands covered an estimated 1,800 square miles (4,700 km2) of land from Brocks Creek to the Edith River and the headwaters of the Mary and Fergusson rivers.[1]

History[edit]

A long and intense drought struck their region in the early 20th century, resulting in a drastic reduction of the Awinmul. The remnant of survivors were subsequently absorbed by the Wulwulam.[1]

Alternative names[edit]

  • Awinnmull.
  • Awinmil.[1]

Notes[edit]

Citations[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Tindale 1974, p. 221.

Sources[edit]

  • Tindale, Norman Barnett (1974). "Awinmul (NT)". Aboriginal Tribes of Australia: Their Terrain, Environmental Controls, Distribution, Limits, and Proper Names. Australian National University.