The Ngintait, or Ngindadj, were an indigenous Australian people of the northwest corner of the state of Victoria, and partly in South Australia. 9 people, all of one family, claim descent from the tribe, which was dispersed in the 19th century.
The Ngintait's territory extended over 2,400 square miles (6,200 km2), mainly around the southern bank of the Murray River. It covered the area above Paringa in south Australia, to near Mildura in Victoria. Its southern boundaries reached down some 50 miles from the Murray. Their tribal lands encompassed Ned's Corner and also the Salt Creek area of New South Wales. Jaraldekalt informants of the anthropologist Ronald Berndt and his wife Catherine that the area defined by Norman Tindale as Ngintait territory was actually dwelt in by the Erawirung, and located the Ngintait further away from the Murray.
According to Darren Perry, the former chair of the Murray Lower Darling Rivers Indigenous Nations, and the only person tracing his and his family of nine's origins to the Ngintait, the original Ngintait clans were dispersed during the guerilla wars of the early 1840s about the Rufus River.
- Broolach (kangaroo).
- wilking. (tame dog)
- ruchaa. (father)
- nutchaa. (mother)
- thougha. (whiteman)
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