Tindale's Catalogue of Australian Aboriginal Tribes
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Kaititja (NT)
LocationElkedra, Gastrolobium Creek, Frew River, Whistleduck Creek, head of Elkedra River, Davenport Range, Murchison Range, Mount Singleton, and westward into sand desert east of Hanson; on Taylor and Barrow creeks; at Forster Range. Their northern boundary was about 5 miles (8 km.) north of Kelly Well, their southern was near Mount Octy, the lowland margining the Hanson River at Stirling and the periodically flooded country to the east.
Co-ordinates134°30'E x 20°50'S
Area12,500 sq. m. (32,500 sq. km.)
ReferencesEast, 1889; Mathews, 1900 (Gr. 6575), 1907 (Gr. 6515); Spencer and Gillen, 1904; Lang in Parker, 1905; Eylmann, 1908; C. Strehlow, 1910; Brown, 1911; Spencer, 1912; Basedow, 1925; Tindale, 1940, 1953 MS; T. G. H. Strehlow, 1947, 1965; Australian Encyclopedia, 1958.
Alternative NamesKaititj(a), Kaititja (Aranda pronunciation), Kaititje, Kaititj, Kaitidji, Kaitije, Kaitiji, Katitja, Katitch-a, Kat-titcha, Kat-tit-ya, Kaitish, Kadda-kie, Gaididj.
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 AA309 Sir Edward Charles Stirling

Collection AA338 Norman Barnett Tindale

Collection AA346 Board for Anthropological Research