Tindale's Catalogue of Australian Aboriginal Tribes
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Meintangk (SA)
LocationLacepede Bay; north to the Granite Rocks 12 miles (19 km.) north of Kingston; south to Cape Jaffa; east to Lucindale, Blackford, Keilira, and Naracoorte; inland from Lake Hawdon to Mosquito Creek. There were seven known hordes.
Co-ordinates140°15'E x 36°55'S
Area1,500 sq. m. (3,900 sq. km.)
ReferencesStewart, 1854 MS; Smith, 1880; Tindale, 1937, 1940 (two papers) and MS; Davidson, 1938.
Alternative NamesMeintank, Painbali (Tanganekald term), Paintjunga (horde at Penola), Pinchunga, Pinejunga, Mootatunga, Wepulprap (i.e., 'southern people' of the Tanganekald, term applied to more than one tribe).
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 AA307 Duncan Stewart

Collection AA338 Norman Barnett Tindale