Meintangk land extended across an estimated 1,500 sq. miles. It stretched from Lacepede Bay, northwards some 12 miles (19 km) from Kingston to the Granite Rock. To the south its coastal boundaries lay on Cape Jaffa and inland eastwards to Lucindale, Blackford, Keilira, and Naracoorte. The inland territory from Lake Hawdon to Mosquito Creek also formede part of their land.
- Irene Watson, Professor of Law at University of South Australia Business School, is of mixed Meintangk and Tanganekald descent, and has written a book on the history of aboriginal peoples in the southeast.
- Painbali (This was the exonym used of the Meintangk by the Tanganekald).
- Pinchunga, Pinejunga
- Wepulprap (a Tanganekald term, signifying 'southern people').
Notes and references
- Fort, Carol (2005). 'Doing' history and 'Understanding' Cultural Landscapes:Cutting Through South Australia's Woakwine Range (PDF). pp. 1–17.
- Tindale, Norman Barnett (1974). "Meintangk (SA)". Aboriginal Tribes of Australia: Their Terrain, Environmental Controls, Distribution, Limits, and Proper Names. Australian National University Press. ISBN 978-0-708-10741-6.
- Watson, Irene (2002). Looking at You, Looking at Me: An Aboriginal History of the South East vol.1. Nairne. ISBN 0958061300.
- Watson, Irene (2014). Aboriginal Peoples, Colonialism and International Law: Raw Law. Routledge. ISBN 978-1-317-93837-8.