Tindale's Catalogue of Australian Aboriginal Tribes
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Gunavidji (NT)
LocationAt Maningrida; along the valley of Liverpool River to limit of tidal waters; east to entry of Tomkinson River into mangrove swamps. They do not practice circumcision, being the easternmost Northern Territory group of those not practicing the rite.
Co-ordinates134°10'E x 12°10'S
Area500 sq. m. (1,300 sq. km.)
ReferencesRadcliffe-Brown, 1930; Capell, 1940, 1942; Berndt and Berndt, 1951, 1964; Hiatt, 1958 MS, 1961 MS; C. Berndt, 1965; Hamilton, 1970 pers. comm.; Jennison MS. (Other references may be found under Gunwinggu.)
Alternative NamesGunaviji, Gunawitji, Gunabidji, Gunabwidji, Gunjibidji, Witji.
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