Topics: Culture: South West

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grandparents vying with each other to pass on their knowledge

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the story of Mirragan, the hunter who chased Gurangatch, the big eel thus creating much the landscape around Sydney. Gurangatch was finally caught at Gulguer, Bents Basin .

1775 - view

they ate mangrove (toredo) worms called 'Cah-bro'

1800 - view

ceremonial site

1810 - view

"an extraordinary sort of dance"

1834 - 1835 - view

The term Cubbitch Barta or Cubbity Barta or Cobbity Bado all mean white creek

1839 - view

a corroborree possibly near Camden House in 1839

1850 - view

‘Lilburndale’ where the Darug Sackville Reach burial ground is located

1872 - view

areas of spiritual significance

1892 - view

smoke signals to communicate, using traditional pathways, hunting for game and animal skins

1892 - view

Traditional medicine and midwifery are practised

1898 - view

Darug language

1898 - view

the roof is much blackened and begrimed by soot of camp fires; and judging from this …probably been the haunt of Aborigines for several generations.”The paintings in the cave had 42 hand stencils 1 boomerang all stenciled in white ochre

1900 - view

Gurangatch and other traditional stories

1900 - view

Darug language

1900 - view

farmers swore by her herbal remedies

1901 - view

beating the roots with their special “Katoom” stones

1901 - view

Gurangatch

1914 - view

'My earliest recollections are naturally of my mother, ... "Wonduck" named after the place where she was born, near Richlands, which was the custom of my tribe, i.e the Gun-dun-gorra

1914 - view

Bur rung-gullut