Tindale's Catalogue of Australian Aboriginal Tribes
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Wadja (QLD)
LocationStreams on east side of Expedition Range; south to Bigge Range; east nearly to Dawson River. Closely related to the Kangulu. The original inhabitants of Woorabinda. Native tradition is that they were formerly two separate small tribes, Wadja and Wainjigo. They lived together for 'a long time' until their separate identities were submerged.
Co-ordinates149°25'E x 24°30'S
Area3,300 sq. m. (8,600 sq. km.)
ReferencesMcIntosh in Curr, 1887; Tindale, 1940.
Alternative NamesWainjago, Wainjigo, Wadjainggo, Wainggo.
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