In Norman Tindale's estimate, the Wongkamala's tribal lands covered some 20,000 square miles (52,000 km2) of territory. They roamed northwest of Annandale, at Kalidawarry and around the lower Field and Hay rivers, along the Plenty river, and on the eastern margins of the Simpson Desert. River waters were ephemeral and they dug native wells (mikari).
The Wongkamala lived in areas where the pituri narcotic grew, and, aside from using it themselves, they employed it as a valuable trading resource.
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