Topics: Culture: North West

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1897 - view

Both are fully initiated men and have known kinship and personal totem names: Charlie is Ippai, grey kangaroo; Joe is Kubbi, bandicoot

1897 - view

Darkinung bora initiation ceremony (Burbung)

1897 - view

On carefully studying the initiatory rites of the Wattung, Wiradjuri, Kamilaroi tribes…

1898 - view

The paintings in the cave consist of 40 two-hand stencils and one boomerang

1899 - view

Aboriginal pottery. A “blackfellow’s water-bottle of curious design”

1900 - view

Awabakal dialect

1900 - view

Bowen’s breastplate

1901 - view

corroborees

1903 - view

“King” and “Queen” of Terry Hie Hie

1903 - view

corroboree ground with many axe grinding stones

1904 - view

Gu-ru-gnaty living in a lagoon near Sackville

1904 - view

[A]boriginal implements of war

1912 - view

He argues that Darkinjung, “Wonnarua” (Wannarua, Wannerawa) and “Awabakal” are the same language referred to as “Middle-Kuri”

1917 - view

Aboriginal language and tradition

1917 - view

Haslam records that they take him through some ceremonies when he is approximately 12 years old and give him the name Pip-peeta (little Hawk). This is the beginning of a life commitment to the study of and support for Aboriginal culture and history

1918 - view

Aboriginal language and culture. This includes the rock art, ceremonies, kinship, mythology, material culture and more of Darkinung peoples

1924 - view

The remnants of traditional people from the Lake Macquarie/ Newcastle region adopt John Frasers invented terms of “ Awabakal ” and “the people of Awaba” to begin to refer to themselves as “the Awabakal”

1924 - view

regain control of their land

1941 - view

our real Spirit Home

1941 - view

It was there where I came alive. I could feel a belonging