Mandandanji (QLD)

LocationMaranoa and Balonne rivers north of St. George; west to Bollon and Wallam Creek; north to Donnybrook, Orallo, Yuleba, and the Dividing Range; east to Alton and Glenmorgan; at Mitchell, Roma, and Surat. Amalgamated with the Kunggari in the early days of white occupation; in later days they were not always differentiated. The northern hordes of this tribe who lived on the headwaters of Coogoon Creek were known as the Kogai a name also used as a term for the language of the Kunggari.
Co-ordinates148°35'E x 27°5'S
Area15,400 sq. m. (40,000 sq. km.)
ReferencesRidley, 1861, 1873, 1875; Meston, 1892 MS; Mathews, 1897 (Gr. 6426), 1898 (Gr. 6444), 1904 (Gr. 6486); Bucknell, 1912; Tindale, 1940, and MS; Emmerson, 1962 MS.
Alternative NamesMundaeinbura, Mundainbara, Kogai, Cogai, 'Fishing Net people.'