Tenma people

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The Tenma were an indigenous Australian people of Western Australia.


The Tenma were a small tribe located around the head of the Henry River, the Barlee Range and the Frederick River. Norman Tindale assigned them an estimated 2,300 square miles (6,000 km2) of traditional tribal land.[1]

Alternative names

  • Te:n.
  • Teen.[1]



  1. ^ a b Tindale 1974, p. 257.


  • "AIATSIS map of Indigenous Australia". AIATSIS.
  • "Tindale Tribal Boundaries" (PDF). Department of Aboriginal Affairs, Western Australia. September 2016.
  • Tindale, Norman Barnett (1974). "Tenma (WA)". Aboriginal Tribes of Australia: Their Terrain, Environmental Controls, Distribution, Limits, and Proper Names. Australian National University Press. ISBN 978-0-708-10741-6.
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