Ithu

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The Ithu were an indigenous Australian people of the eastern coast of the Cape York Peninsula, northern Queensland.

Country[edit]

The Ithu's territory, including Noble Island, the adjacent reefs, and islands, such as Howick within the Howick island group opposite Barrow Point.[1]

People[edit]

Very little has survived regarding the Ithu, and Norman Tindale suggested that they might possibly have been a horde of the Mutumui.[1]

Alternative name[edit]

Notes[edit]

Citations[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Tindale 1974, p. 169.

Sources[edit]

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