Who are the traditional owners of Lismore?
Aboriginal Culture Lismore and its surrounding villages is Country to the Widjabul people of the Bundjalung nation, a living culture with continuous connection to place.
Where are the Bundjalung people?
New South Wales
The Bundjalung people (also known as Bunjalung, Badjalang and Bandjalang) are Aboriginal Australians who are the original custodians of the northern coastal area of New South Wales (Australia), located approximately 550 kilometres (340 mi) northeast of Sydney, an area that includes the Bundjalung National Park.
What Aboriginal land is Casino NSW?
The traditional custodians of the land of the Casino area, or Djanangmum as it is known to Aboriginal people, are Galibal.
What is the bundjalung totem?
The snake and the goanna are the two totem animals of the Bundjalung people. The circles represent knowledge. They start small but the more you learn (read) the larger they get.
What is the Aboriginal name for Lismore?
Prior to the arrival of Europeans the district was known as “Tchukarmboli” or “Tuckurimba” to the local Bundjalung Aborigines. When Scotsman William Wilson settled in the area in 1845 he named his property “Lismore” after the island of Lismore in Loch Linnhe, Scotland which he had visited on his honeymoon.
How many clans are there in Bundjalung?
15 tribal groups
The names of the 15 tribal groups comprising the Bundjalung Nation are Arakwal, Banbai, Birbai, Galiabal, Gidabal, Gumbainggeri, Jigara, Jugambal, Jugumbir (Yugembeh), Jungai, Minjungbal, Ngacu, Ngamba, Nyangbal and Widjabal.
What does the word Bundjalung mean?
‘Bundjalung’ has been used as a general term for the whole language, covering all the different dialects, and also to refer to certain individual dialects.
Who are the traditional owners of Kingscliff?
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander.
What Aboriginal land is Ballina on?
Ballina Shire Council acknowledges that we are here on the land of the Bundjalung people. The Bundjalung are the traditional owners of this land and are part of the oldest surviving continuous culture in the world.
What’s the biggest Aboriginal tribe?
Profile: The Wiradjuri Nation is geographically the largest Indigenous Nation within NSW and it’s probably the largest in terms of population. The boundary of the Wiradjuri Nation extends from Coonabarabran in the north, straddling the Great Dividing Range down to the Murray River and out to western NSW.
Where is the Bundjalung tribe from?
Traditional custodians The Bundjalung Nation stretches from the northern banks of the Clarence River up to the Logan River in Queensland and west to the Great Dividing Range near Tenterfield and Stanthorpe.