Minjungbal (NSW)

LocationFrom Cape Byron north to Southport, Qld.; inland to Murwillumbah and Nerang Creek. Fraser unaccountably gives the Clarence River as domain of his Minyung tribe.
Co-ordinates153°25'E x 28°15'S
Area600 sq. m. (1,600 sq. km.)
ReferencesBray and Fowler in Curr, 1887; Fraser, 1892; Livingstone in Threlkeld, 1892; Bray, 1899, 1901; Mathews, 1898 (Gr. 6468), 1901 (Gr. 6502); Hargrave, 1903; Evans, 1903; Dutton, 1904; Tindale, 1940; Rose, 1956; Calley, 1958.
Alternative NamesMinjangbal (valid variant heard at Woodenbong in 1938; ['minjung] = what; lit. 'people who say minjung,' ['mi:bin] = man), Minyung, Minyowa, Gendo (language name applied by adjoining people), Gando Minjang, Gandowal, Ngandowul, Cudgingberry (horde at Cudgen), Coodjingburra.