Tindale's Catalogue of Australian Aboriginal Tribes
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Kujani (SA)
LocationFrom Parachilna north to Marree on west side of Flinders Ranges; northeast to Murnpeowie; around north end of Lake Torrens; west to Turret Range and Andamooka, excluding Lake Torrens. The northern people know them as Uru:mbula. Another division gives the name Wartakujani (plains country) to those near Lake Torrens and Adjnjakujani to the Kujani living near Leigh Creek and Beltana (the hills Kujani where ['adjna] = hill).
Co-ordinates137°55'E x 30°15'S
Area13,200 sq. m. (34,300 sq. km.)
ReferencesSchürmann, 1846, 1879; So. Aust. Parl. Paper 153, 1857-1858; Wilhelmi, 1860; Jessop, 1862; Kingsmill in Curr, 1886; East, 1889; Helms, 1896; Mathews, 1900 (Gr. 6526, 6448); Howitt, 1904; Howitt and Siebert, 1904; Eylmann, 1908; Strehlow, 1910; Home and Aiston, 1924; Basedow, 1925; Hale and Tindale, 1925; Elkin, 1931; Tindale, 1940.
Alternative NamesKuyani, Kuyanni, Kwiani, Kwiana, Kooyiannie, Gujani, Owinia, Cooyiannie, Kooyeeunna, Kooteeunna, Nganitjidi (of Pangkala, 'those who sneak and kill by night'), Ngannityiddi, Ngannityddi, (? misprint).
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 AA207 Franz Xavier Carl Wilhelm Martin

Collection AA266 Johann Georg Reuther

Collection AA338 Norman Barnett Tindale

Collection AA346 Board for Anthropological Research

Collection AA64 Harold More Cooper

Collection AA676 Marjorie Alice Angas