Tindale's Catalogue of Australian Aboriginal Tribes
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Korenggoreng (QLD)
LocationEast bank of upper Burnett River from Mundubbera north to Monto and Many Peaks. Not to be confused with the Goeng. In the first edition the tribal area was incorrectly mapped and included the territory of the Wulili who lived to the west. Mathew (1910) also mapped the Wulili area incorrectly as belonging to the Wakawaka. Gayndah is mentioned by Riley and Curr as within the tribal area but this is too far south, in Wakawaka territory.
Co-ordinates151°15'E x 25°5'S
Area2,300 sq. m. (6,000 sq. km.)
ReferencesRiley and Curr in Curr, 1887; Mathews, 1898 (Gr. 6444), 1900 (Gr. 6566), 1910 (Gr. 6470); Marks, 1899; Marrett, 1910; Mathew, 1910, 1914; Roth, 1910; Brown, 1918; Kelly, 1935; Tindale, 1940.
Alternative NamesKoreng-koreng (['koreng] = no), Gureng-gureng Curang-gurang, Gurang-gurang, Goorang-goorang, Gurang, Kooranga, Kurranga.
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.

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