Tindale's Catalogue of Australian Aboriginal Tribes
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Puneitja (NT)
LocationOn western side of South Alligator River, about 50 miles (80 km.) inland and along Coirwong Creek. On the headwaters of the East Alligator River (fide Berndt and Berndt, 1951) but this seems to be too far east.
Co-ordinates132°15'E x 13°0'S
Area900 sq. m. (2,300 sq. km.)
ReferencesEylmann, 1908; Spencer, 1914, 1928, and old MS sources; Elkin, Berndt and Berndt, 1951; Berndt and Berndt, 1951; Mackay, 1959 MS.
Alternative NamesPeneitja, Baneidja, Bani:dja, Buneidja, Banidja, Minnitji, Punuurlu, Punaka (MS).
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