Tindale's Catalogue of Australian Aboriginal Tribes
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Gulngai (QLD)
LocationTully River below Tully Falls, and Murray River; south to range above Kirrama. A valid alternative version of the name is Kurungai. Inland rain forest dwellers; 15 on northeastern part of NE map. The four horde names 'Kalomonge, Koorrio, Marapunda and Walinganba' of Parry-Okeden seemingly belong to this tribe.
Co-ordinates145°40'E x 17°50'S
Area200 sq. m. (500 sq. km.)
ReferencesParry-Okeden, 1887; Roth, 1903, 1910; Sharp, 1938; Tindale, 1940, 1963 MS; Capell, 1963; Doolan, MS, 1964; Dixon, 1966, 1969 MS.
Alternative NamesKurungai, Kulngai, Gulngay, Gulnggai (incorrect), Tjulngai, Djulngai, Mallanpara, Malanbara (a horde name), 'Tully blacks.
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