Tindale's Catalogue of Australian Aboriginal Tribes
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Ngundjan (QLD)
LocationMitchell River south of the junction of the Palmer River; at Dunbar; an inland tribe extending south to Emu Creek and the Red River. An error in drafting placed the tribe too far north in the 1940 map. Note the unusual accentuation of the name. In 1940 I gave it incorrectly. An alternative name used on Stradbroke Island is the same as this but with initial stress.
Co-ordinates142°40'E x 16°35'S
Area4,500 sq. m. (11,700 sq. km.)
ReferencesParry-Okeden, 1897; Mathews, 1899 (Gr. 6445), 1900 (Gr. 6524, 6559); Roth, 1910; Sharp, 1934, 1939; Tindale, 1938 MS, 1940, 1963 MS; Simmons, Graydon and Gajdusek, 1958; Capell, 1963; Doherty, 1964; Sommer and Sommer, 1967, 1969.
Alternative NamesKun'djan (valid alternative), 'Kundjan, Gundjun, Koko Kuntjan, Kundjin, Kokoyan, Koonjan, Kunjen, Kunjin, Okundjain, ? Koko wansin.
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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