Pongaponga

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The Pongaponga were an indigenous Australian people of the Northern Territory. They may have been a band of the Ngolokwangga.[1]

Country[edit]

Norman Tindale estimated their tribal land's extent at about 200 square miles (520 km2). They inhabited the area along both banks of the Daly River somewhat inland from the Wogait coastal tribe.

Alternative names[edit]

  • Pongo-pongo
  • Djiramo. (?)[a]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ According to Herbert Basedow this ethnonym referred to a horde of the Mulukmuluk[1]

Citations[edit]

  1. ^ a b Tindale 1974, p. 235.

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