Maridan

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

Language[edit]

Maridan belongs to the Western branch of the Daly River language family

Country[edit]

The Maridan's land extended over some 100 square miles (260 km2), inland, along the marshlands north of the middle section of the Moyle River.[1]

Alternative names[edit]

Notes[edit]

Citations[edit]

  1. ^ a b Tindale 1974, p. 230.

Sources[edit]

  • Falkenberg, Johannes (1962) [First published 1948]. Kin and Totem: Group Relations of Australian Aborigines in the Port Keats District. George Allen & Unwin.
  • Stanner, W. E. H. (June 1933a). "The Daly River Tribes: a Report of Field Work in North Australia". Oceania. 3 (4): 377–405. JSTOR 40327429.
  • Stanner, W. E. H. (December 1933b). "Ceremonial economics of the Mulluk Mulluk and Madngella tribes of the Daly River". Oceania. 4 (2): 156–175. JSTOR 40327457.
  • Stanner, W. E. H. (December 1933c). "A Note on Djamindjung Kinship and Totemism". Oceania. 6 (4): 441–451. JSTOR 40327576.
  • Tindale, Norman Barnett (1974). "Maridan (NT)". Aboriginal Tribes of Australia: Their Terrain, Environmental Controls, Distribution, Limits, and Proper Names. Australian National University Press. ISBN 978-0-708-10741-6.