Tindale's Catalogue of Australian Aboriginal Tribes
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Banbai (NSW)
LocationAn area embracing Ben Lomond, Glencoe, Marowan, Mount Mitchell, and Kookabookra (MacPherson). They also occupied the Boyd River valley. Hoddinott (1967) points to similarities in the languages of the Banbai and Kumbainggiri tribes.
Co-ordinates152°10'E x 29°55'S
Area2,300 sq. m. (6,000 sq. km.)
ReferencesMathews, 1903 (Gr. 6490); MacPherson, 1904; Brown, 1918; Robertson, 1928; Radcliffe-Brown, 1930; Hoddinott, 1967.
Alternative NamesBahnbi, Ahnbi, Dandi [sic].
This information is reproduced from NB Tindale's Aboriginal Tribes of Australia (1974). Please be aware that much of the data relating to Aboriginal language group distribution and definition has undergone revision since 1974. Please note also that this catalogue represents Tindale's attempt to depict Aboriginal tribal distribution at the time of European contact.

Collection AA338 Norman Barnett Tindale