The name given to a number of closely related and affiliated Aboriginal groups who lived in the deserts of western Australia. Known groups included the Koreng, Minang, Pibelman, Pindjarup, Wardardi, and Wheelman. All of the Yungar groups are either totally or nearly extinct.
Hassell, Ethel, and D. S. Davidson (1936). "Notes on the Ethnology of the Wheelman Tribe of South-western Australia." Anthropos 31:679-711.
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