Tindale's Catalogue of Australian Aboriginal Tribes
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Tjingili (NT)
LocationFrom Mount Grayling (Renner Springs) in the south to Newcastle Waters in the north; on the Ashburton Range; in the east to Cattle Creek and Ucharonidge; west only about 25 miles (40 km.) from Lake Woods. Note that in Ravenscroft's account (1892:121) Charlotte Waters is given in error for Newcastle Waters as the center of distribution. This error was noted first by Sir Edward Stirling in a handwritten amendment to his personal copy of Ravenscroft's paper. In native tradition they moved eastward out of the Great Western Desert.
Co-ordinates133°50'E x 17°45'S
Area5,900 sq. m. (15,300 sq. km.)
ReferencesEast, 1889; Ravenscroft, 1892; Stationmaster, 1895; Mathews, 1900 (Gr. 6515, 6575), 1901 (Gr. 6453), 1905 (Gr. 6454, 6539, 6543), 1906 (Gr.--), 1907 (Gr. 6511, 6580, 6513, 6541), 1908 (Gr. 6492, 6546, 6547), 1912 (Gr. 6493); Spencer and Gillen, 1904; Basedow, 1907, 1925; Eylmann, 1908; Brown, 1910, 1911; Radcliffe-Brown, 1930; Tindale, 1940, 1953 MS; Australian Encyclopedia, 1958; Lockwood, 1962; C. Berndt, 1965; Stirling, MS; Chadwick, 1968.
Alternative NamesTjingilli, Tjingali, Tjingalli, Chingalee, Chingalli, Tjingale, Tchingalee, Djingili, Djingali, Djinggili, Tjingilu, T(h)ingalie, Leechunguloo.
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 AA108 Francis James Gillen

Collection AA301 (Sir Walter Baldwin Spencer)

Collection AA338 Norman Barnett Tindale

Collection AA383 Thomas Worsnop