Tindale's Catalogue of Australian Aboriginal Tribes
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Kongkandji (QLD)
LocationCape Grafton peninsula west of Prior Range; south to Palmer Point (n.n. Wararitji) and the mouth of Mulgrave River. Mathews (1898) quotes data from his son applicable to this tribe; 10 on northeastern part of NE map. Rain forest dwellers.
Co-ordinates145°50'E x 17°5'S
Area150 sq. m. (400 sq. km.)
ReferencesGribble, 1897 (2 papers), 1898 (2 papers); Parry-Okeden, 1897; Mathews, 1898 (Gr. 6464 appendix); Roth, 1910; McConnel, 1931, 1935, 1939-1940, 1953; Tindale, 1940, 1963 MS; Dixon, 1966, 1969 MS.
Alternative NamesKunggandji, Kunggandyi, Kungganji, Kungandji, Koongangie, Goonganji, Goonganjee, Gunggay, Kooganji, Koo-gun-ji.
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

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Collection AA689 Joseph Benjamin Birdsell