Tindale's Catalogue of Australian Aboriginal Tribes
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Ngurunta (SA)
LocationArea from west of Barrier and Coko ranges to eastern shore of Lake Frome; south to about midwaters of Eurinilla Creek; north to about Boolka Lake and vicinity of Yandama Creek. In the first edition this tribal area was included with the Maljanjapa with whom the Ngurunta survivors resided in post-European times. My native informant was one who failed in pronouncing initial ng, hence his renderings were ['Runta] and ['Runda].
Co-ordinates140°30'E x 30°45'S
Area6,500 sq. m. (16,900 sq. km.)
ReferencesAnonymous (no. 70) in Curr, 1886; Reid in Curr, 1886; Tindale, 1964 MS.
Alternative NamesRunta, Runda.
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