Tindale's Catalogue of Australian Aboriginal Tribes
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Darkinjang (NSW)
LocationSouth of watershed of Hunter River, from well south of Jerry's Plains extending east toward Wollombi and Cessnock; at Putty, and ranging over portions of the Macdonald and Colo rivers. Near Wisemans Ferry on the Hawkesbury River (Mathews); western boundary (based only on Wiradjuri tribe data) was on the divide east of Rylstone. Enright (1901) included the territory of the Daruk in their range.
Co-ordinates150°50'E x 33°5'S
Area1,800 sq. m. (4,700 sq. km.)
ReferencesMathews, 1897 (Gr. 6430, 6567), 1898 (Gr. 6468), 1900 (Gr. 6524), 1903 (Gr. 6489), 1904 (Gr. 6451); Enright, 1901, 1937; Tindale, 1940; Elkin, 1946.
Alternative NamesDarginjang, Darkinung, Darknung.
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