Wongaibon

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Wongaibon

ETHNONYMS: Wombunger, Wongai-bun, Wonghi, Wonghibon

The Wongaibon are an extinct Australian Aboriginal group who ranged over an area of some 70,000 square kilometers in New South Wales. Their territory was centered at: 146°30 E and 32° S at the headwaters of Bogan Creek and on Tigers Camp and Boggy Cowal creeks. They used more of the territory and sometimes moved into the territory of adjacent groups during dry periods when food was scarce.

Bibliography

Cameron, A. L. P. (00158). "Notes on Some Tribes of New South Wales." Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland 14:344-370.


Woods, J. D., ed. (1879). The Native Tribes of South Australia. Adelaide: E. S. Wigg & Son.

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