Tindale's Catalogue of Australian Aboriginal Tribes
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Binbinga (NT)
LocationSoutheast from Old Bauhinia Downs; on McArthur River Station; around Campbell Camp; on upper reaches of McArthur and Glyde Rivers; the Kotandji were pressing northeastward before 1900. Their tribal area was placed too far north by Tindale (1925).
Co-ordinates136°0'E x 16°35'S
Area4,400 sq. m. (11,400 sq. km.)
ReferencesLindsay, 1890; Mathews, 1899 (Gr. 6443), 1900 (Gr. 6575), 1905 (Gr. 6454, 6543), 1907 (Gr. 6541), 1908 (Gr. 6437, 6492, 6578); Spencer and Gillen, 1904; Basedow, 1907; Eylmann 9908; Spencer, 1914; Tindale, 1925, 1940, 1963 MS, and MS; Radcliffe-Brown, 1940; Yallop, 1969.
Alternative NamesBinbingha, Binbinka, Pinbinga (Iliaura pronunciation from hearsay of northern neighbors), Leepitbinga, Bing Binga.
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 AA108 Francis James Gillen

Collection AA338 Norman Barnett Tindale