Tindale's Catalogue of Australian Aboriginal Tribes
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Parundji (NSW)
LocationParoo River and Cuttaburra and Kulkyne Creek from Goorimpa north to Brindingabba, Berawinna Downs, and Hungerford, at Wanaaring and Yantabulla. This tribe is to be distinguished from the Barindji who live east of the Darling River. They practiced neither circumcision nor subincision as initiation rites.
Co-ordinates144°15'E x 29°35'S
Area8,000 sq. m. (20,800 sq. km.)
ReferencesBonney, 1884; Scott in Cameron, 1885; Scrivener in Curr, 1886; Mathews, 1898 (Gr. 6444, 6464, 6468); Howitt, 1904; Brown, 1918; Tindale, 1940; Australian Encyclopedia, 1958.
Alternative NamesParuindji (valid variant), Paruindi, Paruinji, Paroinge (read g as df), Barundji, Barungi, Barinji, Bahroonjee, Baroongee, Bahroongee, Barrengee, Parooinge, Barunga.
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