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


The Ngormbur are thought to have had approximately 800 sq. miles of land located between the West and South Alligator rivers, with an inland extension that ran as far as Bamboo Creek. .

Alternative names

  • Ngorm-bur.
  • Ngumbu.
  • Gnornbur.
  • Ngorbur.
  • Oormbur.
  • Corm-bur.
  • Koarnbut.
  • Ambukuda.
  • Ambugula.
  • Numbugala.
  • Nambuguja.[1]



    1. Tindale 1974, p. 234.


    • Spencer, Baldwin (1914). Native tribes of the Northern Territory of Australia (PDF). London: Macmillan Publishers.
    • Spencer, Baldwin (1928). Wanderings in wild Australia (PDF). London: Macmillan Publishers.
    • Tindale, Norman Barnett (1974). "Ngormbur (NT)". Aboriginal Tribes of Australia: Their Terrain, Environmental Controls, Distribution, Limits, and Proper Names. Australian National University.

    This article is issued from Wikipedia. The text is licensed under Creative Commons - Attribution - Sharealike. Additional terms may apply for the media files.