Tindale's Catalogue of Australian Aboriginal Tribes
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Mandjindja (WA)
LocationSandhill country south of Warburton Range (not extending to this range), commencing at Papakula (Babbagoola Rockhole on maps); west to Lakes Gillen and Throssell; south to Amy Rocks and Saunders Range; east to Lenga:na, a ['wati 'walji 'tjukur] place probably east of Sydney Yeo Chasm; southeast to Wardadikanja, a ['kalaia 'tjukur] or emu totem place perhaps near 127E x 2830'S.
Co-ordinates126°10'E x 27°20'S
Area21,000 sq. m. (54,600 sq. km.)
ReferencesBates, 1910, 1914; Elkin, 1935, 1940; Tindale, 1935 MS, 1940, 1953 MS, 1968; Berndt and Berndt, 1946, 1964; Berndt, 1954; Dunlop et al., 1967 (cinefilms).
Alternative NamesMandjindjara (valid extension of name), Mandjindji, Mangundjara (variant pronunciation by a member of the tribe), Mandjindjiwongga, Manjinjiwonga, Mantjila, Mangula, Kalgonei, Kalgoneidjara (language name applied by Ngadadjara to this tribe and to the Wenamba), Nanggarangku (lit. 'hostile men,' a term applied by the Pitjandjara, as also to the Ngalea), Mandshindshi [sic].
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